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Seniors Launch Englewood’s First Balcony Garden at Chicago Red Shield Center

Friday, October 17, 2014

  Englewood may be known as a food desert, but a group of spunky senior women is growing their own bumper crop of fresh fruit and vegetables in…

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Thrift-or-Treat!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Last year, Forbes magazine reported that the expected total amount to be spent on Halloween costumes in United States was $2.6 billion. Yikes! Want to create the coolest…

Formerly homeless youth a ‘Jack’ of all trades

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. Two years ago, Jack Wahlquist was a 17-year-old kid living in a turbulent household in St….

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Changing the Coffee Culture

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Salvos Coffee works to decrease labor exploitation and increase sustainability. By Faye Michelson –  Imagine coffee cherries grown without fertilizers or pesticides in the rich volcanic soil of…