We Are an Army of Compassion

We believe that The Salvation Army is called to serve men, women, and children from all walks of life. We believe that the God who created us all wants them to know that He cares for them. He wants them to be fed, clothed, and spiritually nurtured.

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We Are an Army of Compassion

03:11 PM • Friday, May 12, 2017

Every year, we take a week to highlight some of the stories of people whose lives have been changed by the work of The Salvation Army. These are people like Karl, Blossom, or even Sheryl who wrote of her…

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Once. For All.

09:22 AM • Monday, April 10, 2017

It is because of what happened during that first Easter Week that we do what we do. Jesus’ life and death was about serving those who were in need in very real and practical ways. It is because we try…

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Sheryl's Story

03:38 PM • Monday, April 3, 2017

I moved into the Salvation Army's Night Shelter called the Center of Hope in November. Having been in North Carolina for two months (I’m originally from Philadelphia, PA) before this time, everything was…

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Homeless man sleeping on sidewalk

"I've been homeless for two years and have nowhere else to go. Can you help me?"

Knowing that a sense of safety and security is critical to a person's well-being, in many communities, a core service of The Salvation Army is to provide housing and sheltering programs. When individuals are freed from concerns about their basic needs, they have more opportunity to thrive.

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Salvation Army Officer praying with woman

"I don't know what else to do except to ask for prayer and for help."

The Salvation Army grew from the passion of a Methodist preacher in London, England to a worldwide organization dedicated to providing for all of a person's needs including needs relating to growing in their faith. We believe that the prayers of those who cry out to God will be answered.

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Portrait of a woman

"I just need some
help to get back
on my feet."

Many of the people that we meet every day simply need help getting back on their feet. Some have fallen under difficult circumstances. Some have lost a job or a loved one. Some struggle with addiction. In all cases, we believe that all people deserve dignity, respect, and the opportunity for a second chance.

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