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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The Salvation Army Honors Vets during Annual Donut Days

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

  The Salvation Army will celebrate Donut Days on May 30 and 31, and June 6 and 7. Staff and volunteers will be at intersections and store fronts…

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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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I Still Had Hopes and Dreams

Monday, February 24, 2014

When I got pregnant at the age of 17, I knew my future just got more difficult. My baby’s father wasn’t in the picture, but I still had…

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Donations Doubled as We Enter Final Stretch of Red Kettle Campaign

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The red kettles may be gone from the streets, but the Red Kettle fundraising campaign goes on through January 31, 2014, through donations made to The Salvation Army’s…

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B96 Rings a Bell for The Salvation Army

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

All week long, radio personalities from B96 will ring a bell for The Salvation Army to help the less fortunate in the Chicagoland area. Stop by and say…

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Capital One is Partnering with The Salvation Army in a Number of Ways this Christmas Season to Help Feed Chicago’s Hungry

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Capital One has generously donated $10,000 toward the purchase of food items for the more than 10,000 Christmas food boxes that The Salvation Army provides to needy families…

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The Salvation Army’s Wonderland Camp Provides New Experiences for Inner-City Children

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

For Brianna, 11, and Arianna Martin, 9, and their younger brother, Jayden Hill, 8, the idea of going to The Salvation Army’s Wonderland Camp was exciting. Their older…

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The Salvation Army Continues to Combat Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation in Chicago

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Recently the FBI announced the arrest of 150 people in 76 U.S. cities for holding children against their will for prostitution. One of the pimps arrested and two…

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The Salvation Army Works in the Community to Reduce Human Trafficking and Support its Victims

Friday, May 17, 2013

Despite common belief, sex trafficking is not just a third-world problem. In fact, right now, an estimated 244,000 to 350,000 children are being emotionally and physically abused through…

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