Feeling the Heat: What the Warm Weather Means for Disadvantaged Chicagoans

Chicago really comes to life in the summertime. Between the warm weather and school being out, most people can agree that summer is one of the best times to live in our city.

But that’s not true for everyone. In fact, for thousands of Chicagoans living in poverty, summer brings a whole host of problems. Continue reading “Feeling the Heat: What the Warm Weather Means for Disadvantaged Chicagoans”

Employees of Ernst & Young Volunteer at Two Salvation Army Facilities

Thanks to the employees and interns from Ernst & Young who put their muscles and creativity to work at a volunteer event on June 23rd.

The group cleaned up the area around the front entry of Chicago Temple, creating an attractive entrance. They also designed, painted and built planters out of cinder blocks, planting a colorful array of flowers to brighten the front of both Chicago Temple and Booth Manor Senior Residence. Continue reading “Employees of Ernst & Young Volunteer at Two Salvation Army Facilities”

The Salvation Army Brings National Donut Day to 93.9MYfm with Glazed and Infused

Major Nancy Powers and Glazed and Infused Donuts visited with 93.9MYfm radio station to talk about National Donut Day.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I, where the Salvation Army Donut Lassie was born. Salvation Army “Doughnut Girls” served along the front lines during WWI and WWII, giving soldiers free coffee and doughnuts as bullets flied overhead.

In celebration of National Donut Day, The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division partnered with Chicago’s gourmet donut shop, Glazed and Infused. Glazed and Infused will donate 50% of proceeds from purchases of the Salvation Army donut on June 2 and 3.

For more information on Donut Day, visit salarmychicago.org/donutday