Previous Press Releases

The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center has a long history of development and impact in the community through various programs. Below is a compilation of previous press releases from previous years. Please click on each to open a PDF file to view the complete detail.

4/30/12 – Media Preview Tour of The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
12/19/11 – The Salvation Army to Host Full Week of Christmas Distributions Across Chicago
12/03/11 – The Salvation Army and Marshfield Plaza Present FREE Christmas Event for South Side Families
07/26/11 – 20 Blue Island and Roseland Students Awarded Back-to-School Shopping Spree from Target and The Salvation Army
07/23/11 – FREE Salvation Army Back-to-School Health Fair and Gospel Concert Helps Kids Prepare for August School Start
05/12/11- Salvation Army Places Final Steel Beam on Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
01/28/11 – Salvation Army Launches Live Construction Webcam of Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
01/06/2011 – South Side Youth in The Salvation Army Kroc Corps Singing Company Sing at Inauguration of Governor Pat Quinn
12/16/2010 – Gold Coin Dropped Into Salvation Army Red Kettle In South Suburb; A First For Red Kettle Campaign
12/15/2010 – Salvation Army Teams Up with Marshfield Plaza Shopping Center to Present Special Christmas Event for Area Families
10/7/10 – Salvation Army Breaks Ground on Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
10/6/10 – The Chicago Bulls Charities donates $1 million to help create Salvation Army Kroc Center
9/30/10 – White Sox Charities grants Salvation Army $1 million
7/29/10 – South Side Youth Compete in Salvation Army Golf Tournament
7/24/10 – FREE Salvation Army Back-to-School Health Fair and Gospel Concert Helps Kids Prepare for August School Start
6/22/10 – West Pullman Youth Plant Community Garden at Salvation Army Green Day Camp
6/22/10 – South Side Youth Have Rare Opportunity to Learn Golf at Salvation Army Sports Day Camp
6/05/10 – The Salvation Army Joins Mayor Richard M. Daley and Alderman Carrie Austin at the Marshfield Plaza
10/16/09 – Kids in The Salvation Army Green Club at Higgins Community Academy Host 2nd Annual Farmer’s Market
06/15/09 – West Pullman Youth Plant Community Garden During Green Day Camp
06/10/09 – Salvation Army Reaches 90 Percent of First Fundraising Goal 
05/28/09 – West Pullman Elementary Students Honored at Salvation Army Sunbeams and Adventure Corps 
03/23/09 – The Chicago Kroc Center Approved for $500,000 from The Searle Funds 
01/15/09 – Kids in West Pullman Host Inauguration Assembly To Honor President-Elect Barack Obama