Pathway of Hope brings stability to a family in chaos

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…

Generosity of Donors Helps The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division’s 2014 Christmas Campaign

The generosity of Chicagoans, their suburban neighbors and people throughout Northeastern Illinois and Northwestern Indiana helped The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division reach its goal for the 2014 Christmas…

Late Night Basketball Gives Young Men a Shot at Success

It’s 11:30 p.m. on a cold Saturday night in January. The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Chicago seems quiet, but then a swish,…

Historic Will Rogers Sign Restored at Wonderland Camp

It took over 110 hours, but thanks to Lt. Colonels Marvin and Bodil Dahl, the Will Rogers entrance sign has been restored and mounted in the Wonderland Camp’s…

The Salvation Army Golden Diners Program Celebrates 40 Years of Service

For many frail elderly who live alone, shopping for and preparing meals is difficult, and those with low incomes are apt to skip meals because purchasing food is…