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Bed & Bread Club: Restoring Hope in Chicagoland

A monthly membership in the Bed & Bread Club helps bring hope to the hopeless, and change for those who once thought it impossible.

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The Bed & Bread Club is a monthly giving program dedicated to fighting hunger and homelessness throughout our community.

When you pledge to give, you’re not just providing food and shelter, you’re offering second chances.

Bed & Bread Club Gifts Help Fund Summer Fun & Relief

Summer is a time of much anticipated joy for most children. They look forward to no homework, time at the pool or beach, and days spent playing outside with their friends. But did you know, twenty percent of American children struggle with hunger every day, and many kids who rely on free or reduced lunch go without in the summer? Food insecurity is one of the many reasons The Salvation Army's summer camps are so important. 

Our summer camps, programs, and activities offer a safe haven to play sports, learn music, gain new skills, be mentored and nurture talents. More than offering fun, learning, and friendship, they also provide the assurance of daily meals.

The Salvation Army day camps, sleep-away camps, Vacation Bible School programs, and other summer activities in our community are all part of our commitment to the youth of all ages who walk through our doors every day. A commitment that continues all year round, thanks in no small part to our faithful Bed & Bread Club partners.

Learn more about what we're offering kids and join us in the Fight for Good this summer!

How Can Joining the Bed & Bread Club Make a Difference?

Your gifts ensure The Salvation Army has the resources to provide shelter, food, clothing, counseling,
and medical care for anyone who walks through our doors. Because of our Bed & Bread Club friends' ongoing support, in the last three months...


men, women and children were helped through the Evangeline Booth Lodge.

15% of the homeless population is comprised of "chronically homeless" individuals. Bed & Bread Club is dedicated to fighting homelessness by offering safe shelter to the homeless in our community.


nights of shelter were offered at our Shield of Hope facility.

The Salvation Army provides 600,000 nights of shelter in Illinois every year. With support from Bed & Bread Club members, Shield of Hope provides 75 beds to families on a nightly basis in family bedrooms.


meals were served to seniors, children and families.

1 in 7 Illinois residents is at risk of going hungry today. Bed & Bread Club supporters ensure we can serve thousands of nutritious meals and snacks to the hungry through our feeding programs.


instances of emergency assistance were provided.

14% of Americans will go to bed hungry tonight, forced to choose between shelter & food. We assist struggling households in our community with rent and mortgage, clothing, transportation, utilities and medications.

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As a Bed & Bread Club member, your monthly support ensures The Salvation Army can provide safe shelter and nutritious meals to people in our community.

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Our doors are always open.

Our emergency shelters and transitional living centers provide housing, food, and overnight lodging for homeless families and the homeless. Through our holistic approach to serving the whole person, we supplement every shelter service with emotional and spiritual support.

If you or a loved one are facing hunger or homelessness, please call 311they will contact us for placement.

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