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Fighting Poverty

Contact us at 815-972-1135 for
help and more information.

The Salvation Army helps overcome poverty in our community through:

Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance Programs
The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with utility bills, rental assistance, and other needs in order to keep families in their homes. For more information or support: contact our Social Services Team at
815-972-1135.
Pathway of Hope

Building on a families strengths, Pathway of Hope is 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.

Food Pantry

The Salvation Army's food pantry serves the Rockford/Winnebago County area. Items provided include shelf-stable pantry foods, bread, cereals, meat, produce, dairy and other household necessities. For more information, visit our Social Services page or call 815-972-1135 to make an appointment. The pantry is currently located at Rockford Temple Corps (500 S Rockford Ave, Rockford, IL).

Pantry Hours (by appointment only)
Monday: 9 a.m. to noon, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to noon, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to noon, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Thursday: 9 a.m. to noon, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  
Friday: 9 a.m. to noon, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

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Poverty impacts
the most vulnerable.

21% (15.5 million) of children under age 18 live in poverty.

10% (4.6 million) of seniors over age 65 live in poverty.

29% (4 million) of people with a disability live in poverty.
 

A donation to The Salvation Army provides safe, free shelter to someone living on the streets. Help those most in need.

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Childhood poverty is an epidemic.

Among the 35 wealthiest countries in the world, the United States has the 2nd-highest child poverty rate. 1 out of every 5 children lives below the poverty line.

A donation to The Salvation Army feeds children in your community. Feed a child today.

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Poverty is costly to society.

14.8% of Americans - and 21% of the nation's children - currently live in poverty.

Childhood poverty, alone, costs the United States $500 billion a year. (That's 4% of our nation's GDP.)

A donation to The Salvation Army helps keep families together and off the street. Break the cycle of poverty.

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