Homeless Outreach Program Critical during Extreme Weather

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Staff from The Salvation Army’s Homeless Services program make their scheduled runs every day – providing meals, beverages and nutritious snacks to those individuals and families who find…

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Runners to Raise Funds for The Salvation Army PROMISE Program and Anne’s House

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

This Saturday, hundreds of people dressed in red will run down the streets of Algonquin to take a stand against human trafficking and sexual exploitation. The Red Run…

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The Salvation Army Continues to Combat Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation in Chicago

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Recently the FBI announced the arrest of 150 people in 76 U.S. cities for holding children against their will for prostitution. One of the pimps arrested and two…

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Booth Lodge Works with Family to Create Stable Life and Opportunities

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Two months ago, the Hansen* family arrived at the Evangeline Booth Lodge. A married couple with children ranging in age from 5 months to 18 years, they came…

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Sarah Had Nowhere Else to Turn

Monday, July 8, 2013

Sarah’s had been a long, hard road. A single mom of two young girls, she had endured an abusive marriage and was then abandoned by her husband and…

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Lend a Helping Hand

Thursday, June 13, 2013

We couldn’t do our work without the help of dedicated volunteers. They’re essential to our programs and the care we provide. We’re always grateful when friends can lend…

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I Missed Having My Own Bed!

Thursday, June 13, 2013

I never thought I’d take something like my bed for granted, but when I was 12, something happened that changed my perspective on everything: My family became homeless….

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How You Helped a Homeless Father of Four

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Jim was desperate. He’d recently lost his job of 10 years when the company went out of business. His car wouldn’t run. His bank was pressuring him for…

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Reclaiming Lost Joy

Thursday, June 13, 2013

A child’s days should be filled with play, laughter, and joy. Imagination should run wild. But for young Megan, childhood has been anything but those things. Instead, she…

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The Salvation Army Opens On-Site Child Care Center at City's Only School for Pregnant Women and Young Mothers

Thursday, May 9, 2013

CHICAGO (May 9, 2013) — The Salvation Army is opening a child care center on-site at the Simpson Academy for Young Women.  Simpson Academy is the only public…

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