The Salvation Army Christmas Campaign runs October 1 through January 31, and this year the campaign raised more than $25 million in financial and in-kind donations for our programs and services. We also continued several initiatives designed to recruit volunteers and remind clients of important services available to them.
“God sees color. God created color. Color is beautiful.”
To commemorate Black History Month, we asked a local beloved Salvation Army officer about his perspective on celebrating his race and ethnicity.
Immortalized in The Beatles song, “Strawberry Fields Forever“, this site of the former Salvation Army children’s home in Liverpool is an iconic part of our history. Today, to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the release of the song, The Salvation Army wants to open it to the public for the very first time, so that visitors can celebrate and enjoy it now and forever.
The Salvation Army Chicago Metropolitan Division Volunteer Resource Office had the pleasure of working with the Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA) in early February. RCMA is a professional, multi-faith organization whose members assist with planning and/or managing meetings, tutorials, conferences, conventions and assemblies for religious organizations.