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.
Money-Saving Tips For CampingWith 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.
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.
Holiday Push On For Charity DonationsDaniel 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.
CPS Students Get Gift Of Music From Salvation ArmyHundreds of Chicago Public School students are getting and giving the gift of music thanks to the Salvation Army.
Salvation Army Outdoor CampThe Salvation Army also has an outdoor effort at Camp Wonderland just over the border in Wisconsin.
Salvation Army Offers Head Start For Children One of the Salvation Army's many programs provides Head Start services to pre-schoolers.