Salvation Army Aids Man Who Spend Eight Years Homeless A 56-year-old man who spent eight years homeless on lower Wacker Drive has a home and a new lease on life thanks to the Salvation Army.
“Everybody Is Just Fantastic For Giving Help" At Salvation Army Norridge Citadel CorpsOn the outskirts of the city’s Northwest Side, a Salvation Army center is a beehive of activity, and it’s all about helping people.
Salvation Army Center Helps Homeless Families Stay TogetherVirginia Thompson and her two children fell on hard times last winter. Thompson got into a car accident that left her unable to work, and she soon faced eviction, with nowhere to go, so she turned to the Salvation Army for help.
Salvation Army Targets Sex Trafficking Scourge In ChicagoThis time of year, the Salvation Army is known for their red kettle campaign. Now they've launched a new campaign to reach out directly to the people they serve, CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Two Gold Coins Donated To Salvation Army In South SuburbsTwo gold coins have been donated to the Salvation Army in the Chicago area this week, the first of the Christmas season.
Want To Help Tornado Victims? Stay Home And DonateAuthorities in the tornado zones in Rochelle and Fairdale have asked people wanting to help the victims not to get in their cars to make the trip, but do what they can from home instead.
Disaster Relief Groups Offer Helping Hand To Tornado VictimsThe Salvation Army and the American Red Cross have set up shelters for victims, served hot meals to first responders, and provided other relief supplies as residents dig out, and begin the slow recovery process.
Prosecutors: Pair Stole Salvation Army Kettle Before Leading Police On High-Speed ChaseKavin Gipson, 48, and Roosevelt Huddleston, 51, approached the bucket outside the Ultra Foods, 491 E. Roosevelt Road in Lombard, about 7 p.m. while the bell ringer was inside the store, according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
Thief Steals Salvation Army Kettle In Oak LawnA Salvation Army bell-ringer was taking a scheduled break from her duties outside of a Walgreens drug store at 95th Street and Melvina Avenue when the theft occurred. She returned to find the kettle and its contents gone.
Suburban Couple Turns Wedding Into Toy Drive For Needy KidsTwo car loads of toys have been delivered to the Salvation Army in Crystal Lake thanks to a newlywed couple who asked for gifts for the needy instead of wedding presents.
Attempted Armed Robbery Reported At Skokie Salvation ArmyPolice in north suburban Skokie responded to an attempted armed robbery Thursday afternoon at a Salvation Army Family Store.
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