The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division Welcomes New Leaders

Monday, October 13, 2014

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
General and Commisioner Cox salute USA Central Territory

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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Two Are Better than One

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Salvation Army Two Are Better than One Program

Vadia Powell, 89, has lived in her Chatham home on Chicago’s South Side for decades. Over the years, violence engulfed the neighborhood, and Vadia stopped leaving her home…

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Let the Music Begin

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Volta Brass Practice

Ted Johnson, principal of Volta Elementary School in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood, wanted to start a music program for the children. But like so many other budget-strapped schools,…

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Finding the Right Path

Thursday, September 11, 2014

My name is Terence, and if it weren’t for The Salvation Army, I don’t know where I’d be today. Sometime between the 8th and 9th grade, I lost…

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Spectacular Finish to “Hope Fore Kids” Golf Outing Benefits Children’s Programs

Monday, September 8, 2014

On a beautiful recent September morning, 136 golfers gathered at the Glen Club in Glenview for 18 holes of spectacular golf to benefit The Salvation Army children’s programs….

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Soldiers’ Rally and Cadets’ Welcome – September 11

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

When: Thursday, September 11, at 7:30 p.m. Where: Life Changers International Church, 2500 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates General André Cox, the international leader of The Salvation Army, and…

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The Midwest Corps Participates in the 85th Bud Billiken Parade

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Salvation Army participated in the 85th Bud Billiken Day Parade, an annual celebration produced by Chicago Defender Charities, Inc. to provide underprivileged children with the chance to…

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Metro Music Camp Welcomes Captain Shield

Friday, August 8, 2014

Every summer, The Salvation Army hosts a music camp at Wonderland Camp in Wisconsin. More than 200 children attend the three sessions to learn new instruments, practice and…

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