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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The Salvation Army Kroc Center Receives 800 Pairs of Sneakers from Jewel-Osco

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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

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

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

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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