CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER With a total monthly attendance of 1,717 people, Salvation Army Corps Community Centers throughout the Chicago area provided worship, fellowship, education and recreational activities. In addition, there was a total attendance of 69,204 during the year at our leadership training and character development programs for youth.
OLDER ADULTS 1,129 Salvation Army program sessions for older adults provided fellowship, recreation, education and spiritual growth, with a total attendance of 52,406.
FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES The Salvation Army Family & Community Services Division provided individual, marital and group counseling for 9,758 cases representing 15,271 people. The Homemakers program provided more than 19,000 hours of service to give practical aid to shut-ins, the disabled, troubled families and others in need.
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE Emergency assistance was provided to 167,591 people for rent and mortgage, clothing, transportation, utility bills, prescription medication and other help.
REHABILITATION SERVICES Our Harbor Light Center and two Adult Rehabilitation Centers assisted 3,644 people with programs designed to help facilitate long-term recovery from substance abuse and successful re-entry into the community.
SERVICE EXTENSION Reaching out to Chicago suburbs, The Salvation Army’s 80 Service Units (volunteer committees) provided emergency assistance to 5,273 men, women and children.
DISASTER SERVICES Salvation Army workers and volunteers provided support to 205,436 first responders at disasters throughout metropolitan Chicago. The 179 responses ranged from major flooding to individual home fires.
CORRECTIONAL SERVICES 4,642 men and women at The Salvation Army Correctional Services Center were helped to re-enter life’s mainstream as productive, self-respecting citizens.
compassion for the infirm Salvation Army personnel and volunteers brought hope and cheer to 49,984 Chicago area shut-ins and patients in hospitals and nursing homes.
Hunger and Nutrition Feeding programs provided 1,996,067 nutritious meals to hungry people of all ages across metropolitan Chicago.
early childhood development Salvation Army child care
musiC 4,563 sessions of Salvation Army music activities, including brass bands, string and choral groups for adults and young people, resulted in a total attendance of 59,167.
camping The Salvation Army provided 15,417 seniors, adults, families and children, with 52,337 refreshing camping days at the Wonderland Camp and Conference Center.
shelter The Evangeline Booth Lodge provided 3,656 men, women and children with lodging, food, clothing and other aid. Combining all shelter programs, each night over 1,200 people are accommodated under a Chicagoland Salvation Army roof.
volunteers 65,182 individuals
volunteered to assist in Chicago-area
Salvation Army programs, donating 290,304 hours of volunteer service.