Late Night Basketball Gives Young Men a Shot at Success

Monday, January 26, 2015

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

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

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

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

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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First Gold Coins of the Season in the Chicagoland Area

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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December 3, 2014 (Chicago) – A one-ounce fine gold coin, valued at approximately $1,200 was dropped into a Salvation Army Red Kettle over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, at…

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19th Annual WBBM Good Neighbor Radiothon Benefitting The Salvation Army

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

WBBM Newsradio Radio 780AM and 105.9FM will once again bring you the 19th Annual WBBM Good Neighbor Radiothon benefitting The Salvation Army’s programs for children and families. WBBM…

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High School Red Kettle Challenge

Monday, November 17, 2014
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Attention High School Students (and parents): This holiday season, donate your time to ring bells at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle locations. It’s fun and easy to do!…

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