Major Nancy Powers and Glazed and Infused Donuts visited with 93.9MYfm radio station to talk about National Donut Day.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I, where the Salvation Army Donut Lassie was born. Salvation Army “Doughnut Girls” served along the front lines during WWI and WWII, giving soldiers free coffee and doughnuts as bullets flied overhead.
In celebration of National Donut Day, The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division partnered with Chicago’s gourmet donut shop, Glazed and Infused. Glazed and Infused will donate 50% of proceeds from purchases of the Salvation Army donut on June 2 and 3.
For more information on Donut Day, visit salarmychicago.org/donutday
National Donut Day (Friday, June 2) is almost here – the day when people search out the best deals on those sweet sugary pastries. But what is Donut Day really about?
Continue reading “Donut Day Celebrates History and Service to Others”
Music is a very important part of The Salvation Army’s programs and services. The Army is the largest music educator in the world and its worship services and celebrations include large musical numbers. Continue reading “Salvation Army Offers Music Options for Adults”
Julia Costa asked her friends for a special birthday gift — give back to the community by doing a service project. So the group gathered at The Salvation Army’s Harbor Light location and spent the morning pulling weeds and cleaning up the green areas of the building.
What a great way to spend your birthday Julia!
Thanks to everyone who participated, with a special thanks to Sarah Siortkin for making this all possible.
The Salvation Army hosted its annual civic luncheon on May 12, and welcomed Chicago comedy legend Bob Newhart as its featured speaker. Continue reading “Salvation Army Civic Luncheon Features Bob Newhart and Announces New City of Chicago Partnership”