The Salvation Army Freedom Center addresses tough issues in Chicagoland area

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Today, across the city of Chicago, we are facing some tough challenges. Many neighborhoods aren’t safe. Gangs, drugs and crime are chronic problems. For many people, unemployment and…

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The Salvation Army addresses hunger with unique resources

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The mobile food pantry provides fresh produce for clients.

The Salvation Army Chicago Lawn Corps Community Center on Chicago’s southwest side holds weekly food pantry hours, when staff and volunteers distribute canned fruits and vegetables, breads, snack…

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National Salvation Army Week 2016: Test Your Knowledge

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

We’re kicking off National Salvation Army Week on Monday, May 9. National Salvation Army Week is a time when we reflect on The Salvation Army’s services and how…

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Salvation Army reaches out to homeless individuals in Northwest suburbs

Monday, April 4, 2016
Volunteers Bill and Debbi Middendorp visit with clients of the DesPlaines homeless outreach program.

Though homelessness is often considered an urban issue, the numbers of homeless in suburban communities of Chicago has been on the rise for several years. For example, in…

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Spring Cleaning: Donate Unwanted Items To The Salvation Army

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Sunday was the first day of spring, which means spring cleaning is right around the corner! Often after a spring cleaning binge, cleaners are left with items that…

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Special Easter Message From The General

Monday, March 21, 2016

General André Cox brings the message of the resurrection in a special message for Easter 2016. “God, in raising Christ, has broken the power of sin and set…

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International Women’s Day: Three Powerful Salvation Army Women

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

On International Women’s Day, The Salvation Army remembers three powerful women who helped lead the church in service of others. Catherine Booth Catherine Booth, wife of Salvation Army…

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The Salvation Army Serves Transgender Woman In Powerful Video

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
transgender salvation army

This powerful video from, shows The Salvation Army’s commitment to serving those in need without discrimination. Lost Vegas Transgender individuals are four times more likely to live…

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Schneider Logistics Grants $1,000 To Salvation Army

Friday, February 26, 2016

The Salvation Army would like to thank the generous team at Schneider Logistics in Elwood, Illinois, for granting The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division a $1,000 charitable contribution in…

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Pathway Of Hope Brings Stability To Family In Chaos

Friday, February 26, 2016
Pathway Of Hope

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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