Freedom Center a ‘blessing’ for West Humboldt Park

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Longtime West Humboldt Park residents Michelle Towns and Ricky Allen have a soft spot in their hearts for youth. “My goal was the opportunity for them to come…

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Thomas Murphy’s Salvation Army Story

Friday, September 4, 2015

Whether it’s gumbo, seafood, fried chicken or “pretty much anything fried,” Thomas Murphy loves to cook it. He was raised by his grandmother in a cafe in Noxapater,…

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Comfort Food from Project PB&J

Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Project PB&J® believes that a simple peanut butter and jelly sandwich can change the world. Their belief was put into action on Friday, May 15th when they teamed…

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The Salvation Army Responds to Devastating Earthquake in Nepal

Monday, April 27, 2015

Immediate and long-term efforts in place for relief and recovery Alexandria, VA (April 26, 2015) –The Salvation Army is mobilizing emergency response personnel and supplies after a devastating…

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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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