The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
The Salvation Army in Elgin's Social Service Department services people in the Elgin area and surrounding communities. Some of our programs consist of our Home Goods Pantry and our Food Pantry. We also have an emergency utility and rental assistance program.