The Salvation Army Adele and Robert Stern Red Shield Center has started a new weekly mentoring program – Celebrate Launch and Landing – designed to support youth, teens and families in one of Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods. The program combines group support, one-on-one mentoring and worship to help Englewood residents address issues arriving from poverty, hunger, violence, lack of education, homelessness and more. Continue reading “Celebrate Launch and Landing Gives Youth Resources to Address Community Concerns”
In 1915, the first African-American officer was commissioned in Chicago. Mable Broome not only led the charge to demolish the color line, she reinforced the Army’s commitment to give leadership roles to any Christian regardless of gender. In honor of Black History Month, please read the story of Ms. Broome, called with much affection one of Chicago’s “slum sisters.” Continue reading “Black History Month – Chicago Roots”
On January 12, the Chicago Cubs kicked off their annual “Cubs Caravan” at The Salvation Army Freedom Center in Chicago. Joe Maddon and the Cubs prepared a delicious Italian meal and passed out winter gear for free to hundreds of homeless individuals from the Humboldt Park community.
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Last night, Ezekiel Elliott celebrated his 13th rushing touchdown during a 26-20 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This year, The Salvation Army celebrated its 20th year partnering with the Dallas Cowboys. Continue reading “Dallas Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott Hops Into Red Kettle”