This guest blog post has been provided by Stampede Meat, who is supporting The Salvation Army Christmas Food Box Project; donating 2,000 chickens, hosting a food drive, and volunteering.
It may feel far too soon to hear jingle bells and see the iconic red kettles outside, but the spirit of the giving season happens year-round at Stampede!
Stampede Meat’s community outreach committee, Stampede Cares, is teaming up with The Salvation Army this year to ensure families in the Greater Chicago Area, Northern Illinois and Northwestern Indiana have a delicious dinner during the holidays.
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Happy Christmas in July!
The Salvation Army is an iconic symbol of Christmas and today, July 25th, we mark five months out until the big day! To celebrate our favorite holiday, we have some exciting announcements of what’s coming this Christmas season! Continue reading “Celebrating Christmas in July”
Summer is just around the corner. When that final school bell rings for the year, where will the kids go? What will they do to continue stimulating their brains? The Salvation Army is committed to keeping kids safe and out of the path of violence.
Here are the top things to do this summer with The Salvation Army.
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Music and brass bands have long been associated with The Salvation Army – from its early beginnings in London. Founder General William Booth wasn’t always fond of music, but saw how it helped draw public attention and spread the Army’s mission.
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The Salvation Army hosted its annual civic luncheon on May 8, with Chicago Cubs Executive Chairman Tom Ricketts serving as the keynote speaker.
Phil Rogers of NBC5 Chicago served as the master of ceremonies and helped celebrate the Army’s services to the most vulnerable men, women and children throughout Chicago and the suburbs. Every year, the Army also recognizes the generous donors whose dedicated support makes those services possible. This year, the Army recognized Ernest and Theresa Sawyer and the City of Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS).
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