It’s one Super Bowl party where everyone could be the designated driver. WBBM’s Nancy Harty explains.
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.
Hundreds of Chicago Public School students are getting and giving the gift of music thanks to the Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army also has an outdoor effort at Camp Wonderland just over the border in Wisconsin.
One of the Salvation Army’s many programs provides Head Start services to pre-schoolers.
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.
Besides feeding children’s mouths, the Salvation Army also feeds their minds.
WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts spoke with one such mother, Antoinette Currin, a mother of eight who had no place else to turn.
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.