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The Salvation Army Needs Your Help to Change Lives

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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 by providing hope and help to those in despair.

The Salvation Army stands ready to help individuals and families in every zip code in America. We’re here in your community to help families overcome barriers to self-sufficiency including job training and referrals, combat hunger, and more. Your support today provides hope and help to a family in despair.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Response
In these times of uncertainty, The Salvation Army stands strong, providing hope and help to those who need it. From Emergency Assistance to food and home goods pantries, to providing shelter and meals, to lending an ear through our emotional and spiritual support hotline, to supporting local government and responders, we are here. Learn more about each of these services online.

Bed & Bread Club
Many of The Salvation Army's services ensure families have nutritious food to eat and safe place to sleep. Once the basics are covered, we support families with after-school programming, creative arts education, worship opportunities, and more. Help keep these programs available to those most in need by joining the Bed & Bread Club.

Food Pantry
The Salvation Army Crystal Lake (McHenry County) food pantry has bread and pastries available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - noon and 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For additional emergency food assistance visit nearby Salvation Army locations.

Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance Programs
The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with mortgage/rent, utility bills, clothing, medication bills, and other needs in order to keep families in their homes. For more information or support: contact our Corps Community Center at 815-455-2769, find a location near you, or learn more online.

Pathway of Hope
A comprehensive case management system to help families identify barriers to self-sufficiency (unemployment, insecure housing, lack of job skills, lack of childcare, etc), Pathway of Hope also provides guidance on how to address these barriers, and connects families with community support organizations, and more. 

How You and Your Family Can Help
Homelessness is an issue plaguing cities and neighborhoods across the country. Here are some ideas for how to talk with your children about homelessness, how you can help fight poverty, and what you can do to make an impact in your community.

 

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