Partner Abuse Intervention: Changing Minds and Changing Lives

The Salvation Army, Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, bringing the scourge of household violence to the forefront of society’s conversations. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, an average of 20 people per minute are battered, equating more than 10 million men and women affected by abuse each year.

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Be A Bell Ringer

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How can you and a group of friends, family or co-workers help the Chicagoland community this holiday season?

The Salvation Army always has opportunities to volunteer throughout the year, but need is greatest during the holiday season. Thousands seek refuge from the blistering cold of Chicago winters, while many families want nothing more than a nourishing holiday meal together. You can help them – and with only one hand and two hours. How? Be a Bell Ringer. Continue reading “Be A Bell Ringer”

Breakfast with Baby Provides Diapers for Parents in Need

Breakfast with Baby - Donate Diapers to Families In Need

A package of diapers can make a difference to a parent already struggling to make ends meet. In fact, one in three moms will be forced to choose between buying food for her family or diapers for the baby. Do you know which one she will choose? She’ll buy diapers. Can you guess why? It’s because nearly every community has at least one church or organization that distributes food regularly. But finding free diapers? That is more difficult.

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