Music Program Makes a Difference at Volta Elementary School

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Ted Johnson so strongly believes in The Salvation Army’s music program that he donated $4,000. As principal of Allesandro Volta Elementary School in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood, he…

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Extended Help for Young Moms

Friday, February 14, 2014

Guest blog post by Susan Gillette. Being a single mom isn’t easy. It’s even harder if you also happen to be a teenager with hopes of finishing high…

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New Winter Boots Donated to Low-Income Families in Chicago

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Toyota Donates Nearly 200 New Winter Boots To Low-Income Chicago Families through the “Walk in My Boots” Program In the midst of one of Chicago’s most brutal winters…

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Hearty Meals and Friendships in Blue Island

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

CrossGenerations, a Salvation Army Corps Community Center located in Blue Island, Illinois, provides a full range of sports, worship and arts programs for the community, but the senior…

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RunFurShelter and The Salvation Army to Host 4th Annual 5K Walk/Run to Help Homebound Seniors Feed Their Pets

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

RunFurShelter has teamed up with The Salvation Army to hold their 4th annual 5K run on Sunday, May 18, at Sherman Immediate Care Center, 2000 McDonald Road, in South Elgin.  All proceeds…

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Homeless Outreach Program Critical during Extreme Weather

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Staff from The Salvation Army’s Homeless Services program make their scheduled runs every day – providing meals, beverages and nutritious snacks to those individuals and families who find…

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The Salvation Army Prevents Homelessness and Provides a Path of Hope for Clients

Thursday, January 9, 2014

For nearly a century, The Salvation Army has worked to combat homelessness – providing safe and warm shelter for those who found themselves sleeping in their cars, under…

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18th Annual WBBM Good Neighborhood Radiothon Benefitting The Salvation Army

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Join us today at Navy Pier for the 18th Annual WBBM Good Neighborhood Radiothon Benefitting The Salvation Army. There will be live entertainment and special incentives throughout the…

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Partner in Caring: Jewel Osco supports The Salvation Army programs all year long

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Every year, The Salvation Army touches the lives of 1.5 million people in need. They’re hungry or need warm clothes. They’re homeless or on the verge of being…

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Helps The Salvation Army Kick Off Red Kettle Campaign

Monday, December 2, 2013

Nearly 350 leaders from Chicago’s business and philanthropic communities gathered together to celebrate the holiday season at the annual Salvation Army Starlighter Luncheon held at the Blue Cross…

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