Salvation Army Serves Hundreds of Meals Out of Canteens, Provides Emotional and Spiritual Support at Shelter and Resource Center

Saturday, April 11, 2015

“As local residents begin to re-enter the neighborhoods, trained Salvation Army workers and volunteers will be here to offer comfort, prayer and hope for healing as they grieve…

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Salvation Army Canteens Continue to Provide Support in Northern Illinois

Friday, April 10, 2015

“Our staff was busy through the night serving food and beverages from our canteens to first responders and preparing breakfast to dispatch with the canteen first thing this…

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The Salvation Army Responds to Tornado in Northern Illinois

Thursday, April 9, 2015

“Right now our focus is on responding as quickly as possible, assessing the need and providing comfort” Rockford, IL – Late Thursday afternoon a severe weather system produced…

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High School Red Kettle Challenge

Monday, November 17, 2014
High School Kettle Challenge

Attention High School Students (and parents): This holiday season, donate your time to ring bells at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle locations. It’s fun and easy to do!…

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How a Bell Ringer Saved Christmas

Monday, November 10, 2014

Volunteers who ring bells for The Salvation Army over the holidays sometimes do even more good than they’ll ever know — especially for someone like Sandy. When Sandy…

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Finding the Right Path

Thursday, September 11, 2014

My name is Terence, and if it weren’t for The Salvation Army, I don’t know where I’d be today. Sometime between the 8th and 9th grade, I lost…

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The Midwest Corps Participates in the 85th Bud Billiken Parade

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Salvation Army participated in the 85th Bud Billiken Day Parade, an annual celebration produced by Chicago Defender Charities, Inc. to provide underprivileged children with the chance to…

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Rebuilding Life after Losing Everything in Hurricane Sandy

Thursday, July 10, 2014

In October 2012, Ed Logan was realizing his dream of living on a sailboat just off of Staten Island—until Hurricane Sandy destroyed his boat and took away everything…

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Seniors Prove Camp Isn’t Just For Kids

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Summer camp days are full of sunshine, swimming, arts and crafts and blossoming friendships. This is true for campers of all ages — including those in The Salvation…

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The Salvation Army Offers Safe Havens and Youth Programs as Alternative to Violence in Chicago

Monday, July 7, 2014

We are deeply saddened and disappointed with the news that, once again, this July 4th weekend was a very violent and deadly one in Chicago. Eighty two people…

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