The Salvation Army Addresses Domestic Violence with Intervention Program

Monday, March 16, 2015

Domestic violence has been at the forefront of the national conversation due to several high-profile cases. The Salvation Army has been addressing the issue for several years through…

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No Job. Eviction Notice. What About My Family?

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Steven and his wife are kind, compassionate, and selfless. Already the parents of a 10-year-old son, they took on a big challenge when they adopted four more children…

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“I Owe My Life to The Salvation Army”

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

My name is Miranda. I was just 18 when my daughter Janelle was born. As a single mom, I was having a hard time making ends meet and…

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A Suffering Mother’s Life Renewed

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Angela, the single mother of a teenage boy, was seven months pregnant, unemployed, falling behind on bills, and being abused by her boyfriend. “I honestly lived in fear…

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Toyota Donates Winter Boots To Homeless Chicago Families Through the “Walk In My Boots” Program

Friday, February 20, 2015

In the midst of another brutal Chicago winter, Toyota Motor Sales USA took time out from the annual Chicago Auto Show to help area homeless families by providing…

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Pathway of Hope brings stability to a family in chaos

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

As a single mom, working part time and also taking care of her mother, Monica Simmons, 38, was feeling overwhelmed. Her 13-year-old son, Corey, who has autism, was…

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Generosity of Donors Helps The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division’s 2014 Christmas Campaign

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The generosity of Chicagoans, their suburban neighbors and people throughout Northeastern Illinois and Northwestern Indiana helped The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division reach its goal for the 2014 Christmas…

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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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