No Job. Eviction Notice. What About My Family?

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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Steven and his wife are kind, compassionate, and selfless. Already the parents of a 10-year-old son, they took on a big challenge when they adopted four more children…

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“I Owe My Life to The Salvation Army”

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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My name is Miranda. I was just 18 when my daughter Janelle was born. As a single mom, I was having a hard time making ends meet and…

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A Suffering Mother’s Life Renewed

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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Angela, the single mother of a teenage boy, was seven months pregnant, unemployed, falling behind on bills, and being abused by her boyfriend. “I honestly lived in fear…

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I Must Be on the Naughty List

Monday, November 10, 2014

Christmas was coming, and little Jeff was crying. When a Salvation Army worker asked what was wrong, he said, “I’m just hoping I make Santa’s nice list this…

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How a Bell Ringer Saved Christmas

Monday, November 10, 2014

Volunteers who ring bells for The Salvation Army over the holidays sometimes do even more good than they’ll ever know — especially for someone like Sandy. When Sandy…

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Christmas Bicycle Dreams DO Come True!

Monday, November 10, 2014

Christmas was coming, and Felicia could barely afford to buy any presents for her 8-year-old daughter . . . much less a bike, her daughter’s biggest wish. “I…

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Seniors Launch Englewood’s First Balcony Garden at Red Shield Center

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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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
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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
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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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