Volunteers Needed for Clothes for Kids 2014

Serving Rockford’s Homeless Students

For the 11th year, The Salvation Army will provide homeless students in our community with one NEW back-to-school outfit!

We will be at the Center Court of CherryVale Mall from Friday, August 8th to Sunday, August 17th to receive donations.  If you would like to volunteer for this event, please log on to the ringbells.org website or call Dollye Kozel @ 815-972-1135, ext 229. You can also email her at Dollye_Kozel@usc.salvationarmy.org. If you have specific questions about Clothes for Kids, you can contact Gloria Sjogren at 815-972-1135, ext 230.

Spread the word! Tell your friends and family that they can help make a difference in the life of a child in need.

Koats 4 Kids

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Help keep kids warm this winter by donating coats.

With your help we can keep kids in need in the Rockford area warm this winter.  Donated coats must be in good condition, clean, and not have any holes or stains.  Snow pants, boots, hats, mittens, and scarves are also needed.

The Salvation Army will distribute the coats to kids in need at The Salvation Army Social Services Center, 416 S Madison Street, in Rockford, on Thursday, October 24th from 9am to 6pm.  Please contact our office at 815-972-1135 for more information.

Please drop off coats now through Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the following Koats 4 Kids collection sites:

  • Schnucks
  • Steiner Electric Company
  • CherryVale Mall
  • Rockford Christian Schools
  • Central Christian Church
  • YMCA – both locations
  • K-Mart – Sandy Hollow

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Tinker Swiss Car Show!

The First Tinker Swiss Cottage Car Show was a lot of fun and even educational! Here are some pictures highlighting the event. We hope to see you there next year!

Tinker Swiss Cottage’s Hot Rods and Handlebars Car Show

Please join us for the Tinker Swiss Cottage’s Hot Rods and Handlebars Car Show on Saturday, September 14th from 11 AM- 4PM. Half of the proceeds will be going to help The Salvation Army’s Women’s Restorative Justice Program. The Women’s Restorative Justice Program provides housing and supportive services for homeless women and children in the local community. Program participants must be in recovery from alcohol and drugs, and have a recent criminal history in Winnebago County.

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The Salvation Army Rockford Temple Corps Community Outreach Block Party

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The Salvation Army Rockford Temple Corps and Community Center is hosting a Community Outreach Block Party on September 8, 2013.

Everyone is invited to this fun activity. We’re expecting to have fun, free food and fellowship with one another. Bring your families, friends and neighbors along. It will be a spectacular day to enjoy!

Details follow:

The Salvation Army Rockford Temple Corps
500 S. Rockford Ave.
Rockford, IL

Sunday, September 8, 2013
10:30 am – 3:00 pm