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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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
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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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