Toyota Donates Winter Boots To Homeless Chicago Families Through the “Walk In My Boots” Program

Friday, February 20, 2015
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In the midst of another brutal Chicago winter, Toyota Motor Sales USA took time out from the annual Chicago Auto Show to help area homeless families by providing…

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Pathway of Hope brings stability to a family in chaos

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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As a single mom, working part time and also taking care of her mother, Monica Simmons, 38, was feeling overwhelmed. Her 13-year-old son, Corey, who has autism, was…

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Generosity of Donors Helps The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division’s 2014 Christmas Campaign

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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The generosity of Chicagoans, their suburban neighbors and people throughout Northeastern Illinois and Northwestern Indiana helped The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division reach its goal for the 2014 Christmas…

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Late Night Basketball Gives Young Men a Shot at Success

Monday, January 26, 2015
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It’s 11:30 p.m. on a cold Saturday night in January. The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Chicago seems quiet, but then a swish,…

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Historic Will Rogers Sign Restored at Wonderland Camp

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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It took over 110 hours, but thanks to Lt. Colonels Marvin and Bodil Dahl, the Will Rogers entrance sign has been restored and mounted in the Wonderland Camp’s…

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The Salvation Army Golden Diners Program Celebrates 40 Years of Service

Monday, January 12, 2015
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For many frail elderly who live alone, shopping for and preparing meals is difficult, and those with low incomes are apt to skip meals because purchasing food is…

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The Salvation Army Kroc Center Receives 800 Pairs of Sneakers from Jewel-Osco

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center received more than 800 pairs of Converse sneakers as a donation from corporate partner Jewel-Osco. Teens and young…

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Christmas Comes Early for Youth on Chicago’s South Side

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Pullman Bank & Trust underwrites recording studio at The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center December 17, 2014 (CHICAGO) –Christmas is coming early for young…

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Community Shows Huge Support of WBBM “Good Neighbor” Radiothon

Monday, December 15, 2014
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The WBBM “Good Neighbor” Radiothon benefiting The Salvation Army was held Friday, December 12 at Navy Pier. The 19-hour event moving personal stories from clients served through the…

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Seniors Celebrate the Season with The Salvation Army

Friday, December 12, 2014
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The Salvation Army hosted its annual Christmas party for more than 400 Chicagoland seniors. The event, held at The Abbington Banquets in Glen Ellyn, featured lunch, entertainment and…

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