The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services Team Seeks Volunteers

Nov 9, 2022 | by Chiamaka Okpara

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (November 9, 2022) – The Salvation Army loves and serves all unconditionally, and beyond the most difficult situations. The Western Pennsylvania Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) team is seeking passionate volunteers to support this important mission through feeding programs, helping distribute donated goods and more.
Save the date January 7, 2023 for an upcoming volunteer open house and bi-monthly EDS meeting for prospective and present volunteers to gather and learn more about how they can assist The Salvation Army and impact the lives of the Western Pennsylvania region.  Some other upcoming events include the Greenfield Holiday Parade on December 2, 2022 and The EDS Christmas party on January 14, 2023. Please email Heather Martin, EDS Deputy Director, or call (412) 862-1509 for more information.
Ongoing volunteering opportunities include:

  • Outreach feeding those experiencing homelessness: Every Tuesday with the cooking shift from 9 – 11:30 a.m. and distribution from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Drivers are also needed for this program. Click here to sign up for a shift.
  • Distribution and garage work: The Salvation Army is seeking volunteers on Thursdays and Fridays to assist with sorting and distributing donated goods. Contact Heather Martin, EDS Deputy Director, or call (412) 862-1509 for more information.
  • Trained emergency site responders: Current volunteers can stay active stay active and click here to sign up for a shift.

 Visit and follow The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services of Western Pennsylvania Facebook page for the latest updates.


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