A secretive, generous Santa dropped four gold coins worth $1,300 each into a Salvation Army kettle outside a Wal-Mart in Lake Zurich.
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.
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.
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.
After serving six years for a corruption conviction, former Gov. George Ryan is due to be released this week to a Chicago halfway house.
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.
The Evanston Salvation Army need a storefront to wrap gifts, assemble baskets and serve its clients.
The Kroc Center Teen Zone offers homework help, a cultural exposure class, a teen sports club and a creative writing club.
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.
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.
The Salvation Community Center in Norridge provides after-school activities for young people, other resources for people struggling financially as well as worship services.
Some needy Chicago families found reason for a little excitement Tuesday at a Salvation Army Center in the Little Village neighborhood.
Imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan will be released from prison five months early, having qualified for work release.
The longer the extreme heat continues the more worried emergency workers become about our most vulnerable people.
The heat settling in on the Chicago area isn’t just uncomfortable, it’s potentially dangerous.
Kevin Little wanted to clean up his act. He got the help he needed to do that at Chicago’s Salvation Army and on Friday night, he wore a cap and gown and got a precious diploma.
Did you know that January is the month to get organized? According to the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), this year marks the seventh year that January is the month to get organized. NAPO wants to raise awareness on the benefits of getting organized and since getting organized is usually one of the top five New Years resolutions, what better time to start than now?
Toy donations are down 30 percent across the Chicagoland area — 60 to 70 percent at some city locations. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
WBBM Newsradio’s annual Good Neighbor Radiothon is underway, this year benefiting the Salvation Army. Here is a look at the numerous ways in which the Salvation Army makes a difference to those in need in Chicago.
The Salvation Army Tri-City Corps in the western suburbs has lost up to $400, after a man fooled a bell-ringer into giving him a kettle full of cash.