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Pans of Thunder Performs at the 85th Annual Bud Billiken Parade

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Children from the Midwest Corps participated in the 85th Bud Billiken Day Parade, an annual celebration produced by Chicago Defender Charities, Inc. to provide underprivileged children with the chance to be in the limelight.

It is also a great reminder for Chicago students that it’s back to school time!

The Chicago Midwest Corps represented The Salvation Army in the parade this year with their famous steel drum group “Pans of Thunder”!

To view more photos, watch the slideshow below.

Bud Billiken Parade

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The Salvation Army will participate in the 85th Bud Billiken Day Parade, an annual celebration produced by Chicago Defender Charities, Inc. to provide underprivileged children with the chance to be in the limelight. It is also a great reminder for Chicago students that it’s back to school time!

The Chicago Midwest Corps will be representing The Salvation Army in the parade this year, so on the lookout for their famous steel drum group “Pans of Thunder”! Read More

Vacation Bible School

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Hello kids!

We invite you to come participate of our annual Vacation Bible School this year. Our program starts on August 4 throuh August 8, 2014 and goes from 8am to noon.

Please call us at 312-733-4801 to register.

May God bless you!

 

 

National Salvation Army Donut Day

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The Salvation Army and Entenmann’s Bakery will partner to celebrate the 76th annual National Donut Days on Friday, May 31, Saturday, June 1, Friday, June 7, and Saturday June 8, 2014.

Hundreds of Salvation Army Donut Day “taggers” throughout the greater Chicagoland area will give commemorative Donut Day tags to donors whose gifts will help support programs for children, seniors, the homeless and families in need.  The holiday, held annually on the first Friday of June, was established by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor The Salvation Army’s “Donut Lassies” who served the treats to soldiers during World War I. This significant occasion established the donut as a long-standing symbol of the services The Salvation Army continues to provide.

If you would like to volunteer, contact the corps for more information.

To learn historical and event information click here.

National Salvation Army Week at Midwest Corps

Each year, National Salvation Army week serves as an opportunity to celebrate our volunteers, donors and program beneficiaries who have enabled us to serve in the United States for 133 years.

Be the first of your friends to show you are part of the solution. Click here to download your National Salvation Army Week resources now! Read More