The Salvation Army Christmas Campaign runs October 1 through January 31, and this year the campaign raised more than $26 million in financial and in-kind donations for our programs and services. We also continued several initiatives designed to recruit volunteers and remind clients of important services available to them.
Thanks to employees from Abbott Laboratories PDP program who volunteered at our Waukegan Corps Community Center this week. Continue reading “Summer Volunteering with Abbott Laboratories”
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”
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”
Employees from Moody’s spent the afternoon volunteering at The Salvation Army Chicago Temple Corps Community Center. While there, the very enthusiastic group did an outstanding job painting rooms and doors. Continue reading “New Paint Job from Moody’s Volunteers”