General Colin Powell Delivers Keynote Address at Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
colinPowell150

The Salvation Army celebrated its 150th worldwide anniversary with a civic luncheon on June 15 where former Secretary of State General Colin Powell, USA (Ret.) delivered the keynote…

Read More

Ernst & Young Volunteers at The Salvation Army

Thursday, June 25, 2015
ErnstandYoung_13

Ernst and Young employees had great weather and lots of sun at their volunteer event at The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters on June 19th. The group worked the…

Read More

The Salvation Army Responds to Tornado in Coal City, Illinois

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Tornadoe 750

Peoria, Ill.—Late Monday evening a severe weather system produced at least one tornado in Northern Illinois touching down in multiple communities including Coal City, Woodhaven and Sublette. Salvation…

Read More

I’ve Learned How to Trust Again

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
15SA06EN-Summer-eNewsletter-article-3-600x536

Lies and betrayals had left Ralph with a massive chip on his shoulder — and an inability to trust anyone. Even when he came to The Salvation Army,…

Read More

You Helped Joanne Overcome Three Life Crises

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
15SA06EN-Summer-eNewsletter-article-2-600x536

When her husband left after 15 years of marriage, 50-year-old Joanne suddenly found herself in dire straits. She was grieving the loss of the relationship, she was on…

Read More

The Time of Their Lives at Summer Camp — Thanks to You!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
15SA06EN-Summer-eNewsletter-article-1-600x536

Sophia and Sarah, adorable 8-year-old twins, never thought they’d get a chance to go to summer camp. As the children of a single mother struggling to make ends…

Read More

Comfort Food from Project PB&J

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Project PB&J_3

Project PB&J® believes that a simple peanut butter and jelly sandwich can change the world. Their belief was put into action on Friday, May 15th when they teamed…

Read More

Fun and Adventure for Kids this Summer at Salvation Army Wonderland Camp

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Summer-Camp-2015

During the summer, children in the city often find themselves with too little to do and too much time on their hands. They rarely have the chance to…

Read More

General Colin Powell to Deliver Keynote Address at Anniversary Luncheon

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
blogHeader

We invite you to join us as we celebrate The Salvation Army’s 150th worldwide anniversary. Here in Chicagoland, The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division will mark this historic occasion…

Read More

EVEN IN THE DARKEST HOURS, THERE IS HOPE

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Nepal2015_pt2_WM-9

Things in Nepal have become worse. On May 12, 2015, a 7.3 magnitude “after shock” hit the eastern region of Nepal. This devastating tremor comes two weeks after…

Read More