• Salvation Army Nov 23, 2020

    Pandemic Retail Restrictions Threatening Salvation Army's Adult Rehab Services

    Donations are steady, but foot traffic at Chicago-area Salvation Army stores has dwindled under capacity restrictions and coronavirus fears, threatening the organization’s pivotal rehabilitation programs that benefit from store sales. In all, Chicagoland Salvation Army thrift stores are down $9 million dollars as a result of summer pandemic closures and capacity restrictions, said Major Kendall Mathews. Eighty cents of every…

  • The Salvation Army Nov 23, 2020

    Illinois Retail Mitigations Threaten Salvation Army Services

    Illinois’ Tier 3 restrictions are taking a toll on small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Foot traffic is down at Salvation Army thrift stores, and the loss of revenue could mean cuts to programs when they need them the most. NBC 5’s Chris Hush explains.

  • Salvation Army May 28, 2020

    Salvation Army Thrift Stores To Reopen in Illinois With Changes

    After being closed for two months, Salvation Army thrift stores are preparing to reopen across Illinois next week, but there will be noticeable changes. While suburban Chicago thrift stores will reopen on June 2, thrift stores in the city of Chicago will reopen on June 3. All shoppers will be required to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines….

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