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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Divine Dancing

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Ecclesiastes speaks of “a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.” For siblings Tiara and DiShawn Currin, any…

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Music Program Makes a Difference at Volta Elementary School

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Ted Johnson so strongly believes in The Salvation Army’s music program that he donated $4,000. As principal of Allesandro Volta Elementary School in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood, he…

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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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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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The Salvation Army Red Shield Center Provides Safe Haven in Englewood

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Turn on the news any night during the week and your chances of hearing a story about violence in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood are pretty high. Unfortunately, news of…

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Help "Stamp Out Hunger"

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

May 12th marks the 20th anniversary of the world’s largest food drive with Chicago Letter Carriers to Help “Stamp Out Hunger“. The school lunch program is the one…

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New KROC Center — An Answer to Prayer

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Single mom Pamilia Gougis and her children know The Salvation Army’s new KROC Center in West Pullman is about to open. And they couldn’t be more excited about…

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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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