Back to School Celebration in Chicago


Join us on August 26th as we celebrate Chicago’s youth going back to school. We’ll have live entertainment, school supply raffles, food, fun, games, and more.   For…

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National Donut Day Celebration with The Salvation Army


This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I, where the Salvation Army Donut Lassie was born. Salvation Army “Doughnut Girls” served along the front lines during…

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Celebrate Launch and Landing Gives Youth Resources to Address Community Concerns


The Salvation Army Adele and Robert Stern Red Shield Center has started a new weekly mentoring program – Celebrate Launch and Landing – designed to support youth, teens…

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Black History Month


In 1915, the first African-American officer was commissioned in Chicago. Mable Broome not only led the charge to demolish the color line, she reinforced the Army’s commitment to…

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The Salvation Army Celebrates Donut Day June 3


The Salvation Army’s National Donut Day fundraiser is an annual tradition that began in Chicago years ago. Fundraising efforts focus on “tagging” throughout our area; taggers collect donations…

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