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Salvation Army, USA Central Territory

Des Plaines, Ill.
$1 million



Through its U.S. territories and local divisions, the Salvation Army offers wide-ranging human-service and education programs for vulnerable children, adults, and families. This challenge grant supports construction of the LEED-rated Kroc Community Center in Grand Rapids, Mich., which serves as an anchor institution in a low-income neighborhood and provides emergency shelter and transitional housing for homeless women and children, a residential substance-abuse treatment facility, other human-service programs, and a health clinic.