High School Red Kettle Challenge

Monday, November 17, 2014
High School Kettle Challenge

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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Salvation Army Red Kettle Kick Off in Chicago

Friday, November 14, 2014
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The Salvation Army kicked off the holiday season November 13 with Starlighter and Tree of Lights celebrations. Both events signified the official start of The Salvation Army’s Red…

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Holiday Fun for the Entire Family – Chicagoland Red Kettle Kick Off

Monday, November 10, 2014
Tree of Lights

Join The Salvation Army in kicking-off the holiday season at the 32nd Annual Tree of Lights Ceremony on Thursday, November 13, in the Great Hall at Union Station.

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I Must Be on the Naughty List

Monday, November 10, 2014

Christmas was coming, and little Jeff was crying. When a Salvation Army worker asked what was wrong, he said, “I’m just hoping I make Santa’s nice list this…

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How a Bell Ringer Saved Christmas

Monday, November 10, 2014

Volunteers who ring bells for The Salvation Army over the holidays sometimes do even more good than they’ll ever know — especially for someone like Sandy. When Sandy…

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Christmas Bicycle Dreams DO Come True!

Monday, November 10, 2014

Christmas was coming, and Felicia could barely afford to buy any presents for her 8-year-old daughter . . . much less a bike, her daughter’s biggest wish. “I…

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Volunteer Day at Evanston Corps

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Focus Development

Focus Development employees spent the afternoon at our Evanston Corps Community Center on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, providing materials and labor for much-needed repairs to several areas of the…

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The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division Welcomes New Leaders

Monday, October 13, 2014
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The Salvation Army has announced the appointments of Lt. Colonels Charles H. Smith and Sharon Smith as Divisional Commander and Divisional Director of Women’s Ministries of the Metropolitan…

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Seniors Launch Englewood’s First Balcony Garden at Red Shield Center

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Brenda Randle and Betty Wright

Englewood may be known as a food desert, but a group of spunky senior women is growing their own bumper crop of fresh fruit and vegetables in containers…

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General Andrè Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox Make Historic Trip to Chicago

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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General Andrè Cox, the international leader of The Salvation Army, and his wife, Commissioner Silvia Cox, the World President of Women’s Ministries for The Salvation Army, visited Chicago…

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