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Chicago Wolves Red Kettle Game

Volunteer to ring bells now through December 2nd and be entered
to win two tickets to the Chicago Wolves Red Kettle Game.

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Volunteer this Christmas by ringing a bell for The Salvation Army!

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Christmas Food Box Fundraiser

Volunteer and fundraise for donations to help fill our Christmas food boxes.

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Whether you're packaging meals to distribute to those in need, or painting a room at one of our community centers, there are countless ways for you to give back and offer the priceless gift of your time. There are opportunities to volunteer for individuals, families, schools, organizations and businesses.

To find ways to volunteer and support your community, view our regional volunteer locations, or contact our Volunteer Resources Office.


Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

Christmas Bell Ringer

When you're a bell ringer for The Salvation Army, you're helping to support services in  your neighborhood. Volunteers are the difference between an empty kettle and one that raises about $30 per hour - enough to provide a family with two bags of groceries, or shelter an individual for a night.

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Holiday Food Baskets / Meal Serving

Join us in serving a hearty holiday meal, at one of our sites.  For information on how you can volunteer and help make this a joyous Christmas for all families, call 773-205-3532 or 773-205-3502.

Angel Tree Program

Help make a child's Christmas wishes come true this holiday season!  You can bring joy to children in need by volunteering at your local Salvation Army for our Angel Tree program. There are so many ways you can help including assisting with applications, writing up Angel Tag wishes, donating gifts (toys, books, clothing) or helping at a local gift distribution event.   For information on how you can volunteer and help make this a wonderful Christmas for every child, call 773-205-3532 or 773-205-3502

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Corporate Volunteer Project Spotlight:

HCSC Supplier Management Delivery Imperative Team

A big thanks to HCSC Supplier Management Delivery Imperative Team who worked on fleece-tie blankets at a recent meeting. Chicago employees linked with their colleagues in Richard, TX to create blankets which will be used in our shelter and homeless outreach programs. Special thanks to Chris and Leslie for making this event a success! 

 

Vizient, Inc.

A big shout out to our friends from Vizient, Inc., who helped at our Harbor Light location recently. After a morning spent traveling to Chicago for a conference, the group dedicated their afternoon to helping in the kitchen. Their hard work and enthusiasm was welcomed by a very happy group of residents at dinner time. Thanks so much to everyone who participated!