Two Are Better than One

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Salvation Army Two Are Better than One Program

Vadia Powell, 89, has lived in her Chatham home on Chicago’s South Side for decades. Over the years, violence engulfed the neighborhood, and Vadia stopped leaving her home…

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Two are Better Than One Program Gives Seniors Help and Independence

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Vadia Powell, 89, has lived in her Chatham home on Chicago’s south side for decades. As she aged and violence engulfed the neighborhood, Vadia stopped leaving her home…

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Hearty Meals and Friendships in Blue Island

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

CrossGenerations, a Salvation Army Corps Community Center located in Blue Island, Illinois, provides a full range of sports, worship and arts programs for the community, but the senior…

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RunFurShelter and The Salvation Army to Host 4th Annual 5K Walk/Run to Help Homebound Seniors Feed Their Pets

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

RunFurShelter has teamed up with The Salvation Army to hold their 4th annual 5K run on Sunday, May 18, at Sherman Immediate Care Center, 2000 McDonald Road, in South Elgin.  All proceeds…

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Volunteers rally around Chicago seniors in day-long event to launch Two Are Better Than One program

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

More than 30 volunteers helped The Salvation Army launch its new care-for-the-caregiver program with a day of service to seniors in Chicago’s south side neighborhoods. Employees from Affordable…

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When No One Else Was There to Help, The Salvation Army Stepped In

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

My name is Beatrice and I am so grateful for The Salvation Army. When you are my age and living on a small fixed income, it doesn’t take…

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Senior Camper Experience at The Salvation Army Wonderland Camp

Friday, July 20, 2012

Recently this letter was received in our office from one of our Wonderland campers.  We wanted to share her experience with you… Hello, I was just at Senior…

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Assistance for Older Adults

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Eleanor was like so many of today’s older adults. A widow, she was left with only a small monthly social security check to take care of all her…

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Bank Of America Sponsors Field Day For Salvation Army Summer Campers, Seniors

Monday, July 19, 2010

Salvation Army corporate supporter Bank of America hosted 110 children and seniors at a Field Day packed with educational and fun activities at the Army’s Temple Corps Community…

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Senior Citizens'Christmas Party"Celebrate the Reason"

Thursday, December 3, 2009

For nearly 30 years, The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division has hosted a holiday party for senior citizens living in the Greater Chicago area. In previous years, there was…

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