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The Salvation Army Needs Your Help to Change Lives

Help us provide for the most vulnerable communities.

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People need hope. You can help meet the greatest need today.

The Salvation Army evaluates every local community and strives to meet the greatest need in each. With your help, we can turn underserved areas into thriving, flourishing communities. Whether it's providing shelter, feeding programs, domestic abuse programs, or addiction recovery: with your support, we will be there today, tomorrow, and until the healing is complete.

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"The Salvation Army isn't just here for a few days - they're here for the long haul to help."

The Salvation Army is committed to providing the help that is needed those who need it most.

The Salvation Army meets the greatest need in our community through:

Red Kettles
These iconic red kettles signal the start of the holiday season. Donations collected in these buckets support the services in your neighborhood. Bell ringers are both seasonal employees and volunteers. Learn more about Bell Ringing.

Angel Tree
When you're struggling financially to care for your family, holiday gifts are often not feasible. The Salvation Army Angel Tree program allows donors to purchase gifts and clothes for families in need, making their holidays brighter. Be an angel for a family in need this Christmas.

Coat Drives
The Salvation Army partners with the Chicago Bears and Jewel-Osco and NBC5 to collect new or gently used winter coats for families. Each year, we collect more than 30,000 coats.

Holiday Meals
The Salvation Army provides Thanksgiving and Christmas meals for families unable to create a special meal themselves. We host homemade dinners at our facility and provide a Christmas dinner box to struggling families. Each box feeds a family of six, and includes meat, potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, biscuits, cake mix and more. 

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