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Money-Saving Tips For Camping

With warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.

07/11/2014

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Salvation Army Hosts Sober Super Bowl Party

It’s one Super Bowl party where everyone could be the designated driver. WBBM’s Nancy Harty explains.

02/02/2014

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Holiday Push On For Charity Donations

Daniel Borochoff of the independent watchdog group CharityWatch said charitable giving is up a bit this year among people with higher incomes, especially in giving stocks.

12/23/2013

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CPS Students Get Gift Of Music From Salvation Army

Hundreds of Chicago Public School students are getting and giving the gift of music thanks to the Salvation Army.

12/13/2013

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Salvation Army Outdoor Camp

The Salvation Army also has an outdoor effort at Camp Wonderland just over the border in Wisconsin.

12/13/2013

The Salvation Army creed is seen on a bell ringer's pole in front of a Kmart store December 2, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois. Several major national retailers have banned Salvation Army bell ringers, including Target stores. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Salvation Army Offers Head Start For Children

One of the Salvation Army’s many programs provides Head Start services to pre-schoolers.

12/13/2013

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Salvation Army Community Center Merges Arts, Sports, Education

On Chicago’s Far South Side, there’s a Salvation Army facility unlike anything in the area, where arts and sports combine with life skills to create success stories.

12/13/2013

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Salvation Army Tutoring Program Helps Kids Reach College

Besides feeding children’s mouths, the Salvation Army also feeds their minds.

12/13/2013

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Salvation Army Provides A Helping Hand To Families In Need

WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts spoke with one such mother, Antoinette Currin, a mother of eight who had no place else to turn.

12/13/2013

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Gold Coins Worth More Than $5,000 Dropped In Salvation Army Kettle

A secretive, generous Santa dropped four gold coins worth $1,300 each into a Salvation Army kettle outside a Wal-Mart in Lake Zurich.

12/05/2013

Flood Relief Workers: ‘Hopefully Our Presence Really Helps People’

Disasters like this week’s flooding bring out armies of volunteers to help those in need in the affected areas, doing what they can to bring a measure of comfort to the victims in a time of crisis.

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Protest Held Outside Ald. Cappelman’s Office

First it was pigeons and then, the homeless. Hundreds of protestors in uptown are angry at the alderman there over what they say are decisions that don’t respect his constituents, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.

03/06/2013

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Salvation Army To Stay In Uptown

The Salvation Army says it’s staying in Uptown after all – despite its earlier statements that 46th Ward Alderman James Cappleman had asked the Salvation Army food truck to clear out.

03/03/2013

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George Ryan Leaving Prison For Halfway House By Wednesday

After serving six years for a corruption conviction, former Gov. George Ryan is due to be released this week to a Chicago halfway house.

01/28/2013

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Salvation Army Helps Addict Get Life Back On Track

Dave Marsett interviews Jim Bisiules, who turned to the Salvation Army and Harbor Light to recover from a decades-long drug addiction. He’s back on track, thanks to their help.

01/15/2013

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Evanston Salvation Army In Need Of Storefront

The Evanston Salvation Army need a storefront to wrap gifts, assemble baskets and serve its clients.

12/14/2012

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Salvation Army Provides Space For Teens At Kroc Center

The Kroc Center Teen Zone offers homework help, a cultural exposure class, a teen sports club and a creative writing club.

12/14/2012

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Salvation Army Helps Woman Get Life On Track

A donation can go toward helping people like a woman who fled an abusive relationship and has been receiving housing, clothes and counseling from the Salvation Army.

12/14/2012

The Salvation Army creed is seen on a bell ringer's pole in front of a Kmart store December 2, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois. Several major national retailers have banned Salvation Army bell ringers, including Target stores. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

In The Western Suburbs, Salvation Army Helps Jobless Construction Worker

WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody talks with an unemployed construction worker who has received assistance over the years from the St. Charles Salvation Army Community Center.

12/14/2012

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Even Affluent Suburbs Harbor People Who Need Salvation Army Assistance

The Salvation Community Center in Norridge provides after-school activities for young people, other resources for people struggling financially as well as worship services.

12/14/2012

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