The Salvation Army Responds to Disaster

Rockford, IL – Late Thursday afternoon, April 9, 2015, a severe weather system produced a devastating tornado in Northern Illinois, touching down in multiple communities just outside of…

Salvation Army to Provide Recovery Counseling and Assistance at Resource Centers for Residents Affected by Northern Illinois Tornados

“In addition to these centralized services, our canteen will remain at the main staging area as long as we’re needed. This has been a critical service, as there…

The Salvation Army Celebrates National Volunteer Week

“National Volunteer Week is celebrated April 12 – 18. It is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to volunteer in their communities and beyond. Volunteers seek out imaginative…

Salvation Army Serves Hundreds of Meals Out of Canteens, Provides Emotional and Spiritual Support at Shelter and Resource Center

“As local residents begin to re-enter the neighborhoods, trained Salvation Army workers and volunteers will be here to offer comfort, prayer and hope for healing as they grieve…

Salvation Army Canteens Continue to Provide Support in Northern Illinois

“Our staff was busy through the night serving food and beverages from our canteens to first responders and preparing breakfast to dispatch with the canteen first thing this…