The Salvation Army feeds 3,000 as canteens enter impacted areas in Louisiana

Friday, August 19, 2016
The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Team in Baton Rouge Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA – With flood waters slowly dropping, The Salvation Army was able to enter some of the greatest impacted areas around Baton Rouge. Salvation Army canteens…

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The Salvation Army joins Retrofit Chicago to reduce energy use

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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The Salvation Army Metropolitan Divisional Headquarters has joined Retrofit Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s program to promote energy efficiency and a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions among Chicago businesses….

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Freedom Center celebrates first year in West Humboldt Park

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Freedom Center celebrated its one-year anniversary in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood with a community open house. The afternoon featured hours of free activities and food including…

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Freedom Center 1 Year Anniversary Open House

Monday, July 11, 2016
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The Salvation Army Freedom Center will celebrate its 1 year anniversary on July 20th, 2016. The open house will include tours, food, games, prizes, live music, class registrations,…

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West Monroe Partners named Salvation Army corporate volunteer of the year for the Central Territory

Monday, June 27, 2016
Maj. Nancy Powers presents West Monroe Partners with The Salvation Army Central Territory Corporate Volunteer of the Year award.

The Salvation Army has named West Monroe Partners as the Central Territory’s corporate volunteer of the year for its many years of dedication to the Metropolitan Division. They…

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The Salvation Army Celebrates National Donut Day

Friday, June 3, 2016
Salvation Army Donut Lassies joined Entenmann's and 101.9 The Mix to hand out free donuts at Ogilve Train Station.

On Friday, June 3, Salvation Army staff dressed as Donut Lassies handed out free Entenmann’s donuts at Ogilve Train Station for National Donut Day. The lassies and staff…

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The Salvation Army Freedom Center addresses tough issues in Chicagoland area

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Today, across the city of Chicago, we are facing some tough challenges. Many neighborhoods aren’t safe. Gangs, drugs and crime are chronic problems. For many people, unemployment and…

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The Salvation Army addresses hunger with unique resources

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The mobile food pantry provides fresh produce for clients.

The Salvation Army Chicago Lawn Corps Community Center on Chicago’s southwest side holds weekly food pantry hours, when staff and volunteers distribute canned fruits and vegetables, breads, snack…

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National Salvation Army Week 2016: Test Your Knowledge

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

We’re kicking off National Salvation Army Week on Monday, May 9. National Salvation Army Week is a time when we reflect on The Salvation Army’s services and how…

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Salvation Army reaches out to homeless individuals in Northwest suburbs

Monday, April 4, 2016
Volunteers Bill and Debbi Middendorp visit with clients of the DesPlaines homeless outreach program.

Though homelessness is often considered an urban issue, the numbers of homeless in suburban communities of Chicago has been on the rise for several years. For example, in…

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