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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Seniors Prove Camp Isn’t Just For Kids

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Summer camp days are full of sunshine, swimming, arts and crafts and blossoming friendships. This is true for campers of all ages — including those in The Salvation…

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Helping to Stop Gun Violence. Salvation Army Alternative Programs for Children in Chicago.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Our staff at The Salvation Army take on the problems of gun violence seriously. Hear them speak on the alternatives we have to offer kids throughout the Chicagoland…

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The Salvation Army Offers Safe Havens and Youth Programs as Alternative to Violence in Chicago

Monday, July 7, 2014

We are deeply saddened and disappointed with the news that, once again, this July 4th weekend was a very violent and deadly one in Chicago. Eighty two people…

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Moving Forward in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The State of Illinois recently claimed a huge victory in the fight against human trafficking. Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez announced on Monday that 10 human traffickers…

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Donut Day is a Holiday with a Cause

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Hundreds of Salvation Army Donut Day taggers wore their vests with pride in the Chicagoland area collecting donations and thanking donors with an Entenmann classic chocolate donut. Funds…

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The Salvation Army Music Program Contributing to Academic Success

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Studies show that arts and music education helps children develop creativity and critical thinking skills, and contributes to intellectual development and academic achievement. Yet, many Chicago-area schools, facing…

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The Salvation Army Honors Vets during Annual Donut Days

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

  The Salvation Army will celebrate Donut Days on May 30 and 31, and June 6 and 7. Staff and volunteers will be at intersections and store fronts…

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The Salvation Army Breaks Ground on its New Freedom Center

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Despite the overcast sky and intermittent rain, the atmosphere was celebratory as The Salvation Army officially broke ground on its new Freedom Center at Christiana and Chicago avenues…

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