Helping to Stop Gun Violence. Salvation Army Alternative Programs for Children in Chicago.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Our staff at The Salvation Army take on the problems of gun violence seriously. Hear them speak on the alternatives we have to offer kids throughout the Chicagoland…

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She Got a Head Start…

Monday, February 24, 2014

Wanda Stevenson was just 15 in 1970 when she did an internship with Head Start, working with preschoolers, as part of her high school graduation requirement. More than…

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Summer Camp is the Best!

Monday, February 24, 2014

Before long, summer vacation will be here. And thanks to you, that means two very important words for many Chicago-area children: SUMMER CAMP! Just ask Brianna (11), Arianna…

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New Winter Boots Donated to Low-Income Families in Chicago

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Toyota Donates Nearly 200 New Winter Boots To Low-Income Chicago Families through the “Walk in My Boots” Program In the midst of one of Chicago’s most brutal winters…

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The Bike of His Dreams

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Nine-year-old Jacob was praying for a bicycle for Christmas.  Literally. All of his friends had bikes, and Jacob desperately wanted to be one of the pack. So after…

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The Salvation Army Chicago Temple Corps Prepares for Back to School with Target

Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Chicago Temple Corps youth had a blast last Wednesday, August 29th as they took part in a back-to-school shopping venture. Twenty children from the Chicago Temple Corps,…

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Jaelyn’s Confidence is Growing, Thanks to Summer Day Camp, and You

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Ten-year-old Jaelyn couldn’t wait for The Salvation Army Summer Green and Sports Day Camp to start. She’d heard so much about it from her friends. The fun art…

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Angel Tree Program

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Most of us look forward to receiving gifts over the holidays. Children, especially, dream about the wonderful things they hope to find under the tree on Christmas morning….

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300 Children Enjoy Back-to-School Shopping Spree Awarded by Target and The Salvation Army

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

There were smiles all around at more than a dozen Greater Chicago Target stores as 300 school children, accompanied by parents or chaperones, shopped for back-to-school supplies as…

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Send A Kid To Camp

Monday, July 19, 2010

The Salvation Army camps serve many at-risk children every summer. Their lives are enriched physically, personally and spiritually through healthy outdoor activities in a safe and caring environment…

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