Stampede Meat Gets Salvation Army Ready for Christmas

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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Civic Luncheon Features Tom Ricketts, Ernest & Theresa Sawyer, and City of Chicago

Tom Ricketts Keynote Speaker at The Salvation Army Civic Luncheon

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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