Two Are Better than One

Thursday, September 11, 2014
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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
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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
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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 Programs

Monday, September 8, 2014
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On a beautiful early September morning, 34 foursomes 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
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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
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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
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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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Save the Date! General Andre and Commissioner Sylvia Cox will Visit Chicago!

Friday, August 8, 2014
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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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Two are Better Than One Program Gives Seniors Help and Independence

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Vadia Powell, 89, has lived in her Chatham home on Chicago’s south side for decades. As she aged and violence engulfed the neighborhood, Vadia stopped leaving her home…

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Rebuilding Life after Losing Everything in Hurricane Sandy

Thursday, July 10, 2014

In October 2012, Ed Logan was realizing his dream of living on a sailboat just off of Staten Island—until Hurricane Sandy destroyed his boat and took away everything…

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