How We Help

We exists to meet human need
wherever, whenever, and however we can.


In Asheville and all of Buncombe County, The Salvation Army's goal is to Do the Most Good we possibly can with the resources you entrust to us. We are constantly endeavoring to serve our community by feeding the hungry, providing shelter for the homeless, and creating safe spaces for our youth.

Boys & Girls Clubs

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Asheville & Buncombe County offer engaging, age appropriate, evidence-based programming to youth in our own backyards.

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Emergency Shelter

The Salvation Army Center of Hope & Family Shelters programs are designed to provide food and emergency or transitional housing to men, women, or families in need.

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Family Stores

Whether they're purchased by a college student adding to their wardrobe or by a family struggling to make ends meet, these sales directly fund local, life-giving programs provided by The Salvation Army.

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Food Pantry & Financial Assistance

We provide valuable meal supplementation while helping those in need maintain their independence and dignity. These programs are especially crucial in "food deserts," where entire communities lack access…

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Holiday Help

From providing family dinners and keeping the heat on to putting toys under the Christmas tree, we lend a hand with holiday events, offering healing and hope.

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Project FIGHT

The Salvation Army in the Carolinas has been fighting for those impacted by human trafficking since 2011 through Project FIGHT. Through partnerships and relationships with state and local government,…

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