Two Are Better than One

Salvation Army Two Are Better Than One Program

Vadia Powell, 89, has lived in her Chatham home on Chicago’s South Side for decades. Over the years, violence engulfed the neighborhood, and Vadia stopped leaving her home…

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Let the Music Begin

Volta Brass Practice

Ted Johnson, principal of Volta Elementary School in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood, wanted to start a music program for the children. But like so many other budget-strapped schools,…

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Finding the Right Path


My name is Terence, and if it weren’t for The Salvation Army, I don’t know where I’d be today. Sometime between the 8th and 9th grade, I lost…

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