Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs in the News

Serving Mecklenburg and Union Counties since 1934

Panthers WR Samuel signed autographs and passed out Thanksgiving turkeys

Panthers WR Samuel signed autographs and passed out Thanksgiving turkeys at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club.

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Dwight Howard is still a big kid at heart, with a big vision for the Charlotte Hornets

Dwight Howard clowned with the kids, doing the “dab” and making funny faces. The chemistry between this multi-millionaire athlete and a bunch of mostly underprivileged kids looked genuine and valuable.

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Hornets' Dwight Howard donates $100K for new Boys and Girls Club

Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard surprised students in south Charlotte. Howard unveiled his new Boys and Girls Club at Starmount Academy of Excellence on Brookdale Avenue.

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Shaq's Sacks for Kids

NFL linebacker Shaq Thompson is leading an effort to raise money and awareness for the local Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs.

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Kelvin Benjamin, receivers hand out backpacks

What does every kid need on their first day of school? A brand new backpack. Thanks to Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, 200 kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Charlotte will be ready for…

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More than 200 teenagers spend a day serving the community

More than two hundred teenagers — mostly from South Charlotte, Weddington, Waxhaw and Fort Mill — participated in a day of service, volunteering at four nonprofit organizations in Charlotte:

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Academy Sports + Outdoor Plus Charlotte HS Coaches Give Shopping Spree To Local Kids

Academy Sports, Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte, and HS football coaches partnered to make back-to-school shopping a little easier for 20 local kids with its annual Back-to-School…

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Daniel Suarez

Subway, Daniel Suarez, & "Disney/Pixar's Car 3" Team Up for Special After-School Event at The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club on Milton Road.

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Salvation Army to host self-esteem workshops

Unilever and Dove are teaming up with the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs to provide workshops and activities to help young girls embrace their unique beauty.

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BGCA & Family Dollar

Boys & Girls Club alum and celebrity chef Pat Neely and the Charlotte Hornets Honeybee Dancers were among the guests on hand Friday, when the Boys & Girls Clubs of America honored Family Dollar for its…

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Kyle Larson reflects on fatherhood at Boys and Girls Club holiday donation event

Larson was on-hand Wednesday evening to surprise members of the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Greater Charlotte.

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Carolina Panther Shaq Thompson kicks off fundraiser to support Boys & Girls Clubs.

Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson has launched a fundraising challenge based on the team’s performance. It’ll support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte.

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Lowe’s gives $2.5 million for Boys & Girls Clubs in 50 states to renovate

Included among the 50 clubs – one in each state – is Charlotte’s Boys & Girls Clubs, which is operated through the Salvation Army.

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Wildlife Detectives make fascinating finds at nuclear plant

N.C. Wildlife Federation teaches Boys & Girls Club members the beauty of nature

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Union County BGC

Two Union County schools host the Boys & Girls Clubs: Monroe Middle and East Union Middle.

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Youth of the Year

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte named East Mecklenburg High junior Courtni Wallace as it “Youth of the Year” for 2015-’16. Wallace, a member of the Belmont Avenue Boys & Girls…

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Charlotte Boys & Girls Clubs compete with Denver clubs

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte has accepted a challenge from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, and the two will square off in the Boys & Girls Clubs Bowl (#BGCBowl). The…

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Brian Roberts-Belmont

Brian Roberts & wife Jenna at @bgccharlotte to talk w/ kids, play games, sign autographs & give prizes

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A Hard Working Girl-BGC

She faced a big roadblock the first time she went to Camp Walter Johnson. She was 8 that summer and had to stay in the shallow end of the pool because she couldn’t swim. When she got home to Charlotte,…

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Charlotte and Denver go Head to Head

There's a lot more than just a football game at stake come Sunday. As the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos prepare to square off in Super Bowl 50, businesses and organizations from both cities are…

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Boys and Girls Club helps students gain confidence, support

Some kids need a little encouragement along the way. That’s where The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte comes in.

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Shaq Thompson tackles this season help Boys & Girls Clubs

NFL linebacker Shaq Thompson is leading an effort to raise money and awareness for the local Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs. “Shaq Thompson’s Tackles for Kids” is a pledge campaign based on his season-long…

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Ross Dress for Less stores help Boys & Girls Clubs

Ross Dress for Less stores are collecting donations from customers at registers in February to benefit the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte.

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Marty C on WBTV

Executive Director, Marty Clary, went on WBTV News​ to talk about what the Clubs were doing for #BGCWeek

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Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club gym gets a facelift

Lowe’s supplied more than 150 volunteer staff members and a $50,000 grant Wednesday to help with a much needed renovation of a gym at the Salvation Army Belmont Boys & Girls Club in Charlotte.

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Wilson’s World: Raising Awareness for Children’s Oral Health with #SmileDriveCLT

Smile Drive was created by , America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation. Held during February which is National Children’s Dental Health Month, the drive works to raise awareness…

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Belmont Boys & Girls Club Heading to Mexico

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club on Belmont Avenue in Charlotte is hard at work on a project that has all the makings of a great reality TV series. "The Charlotte Observer"

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Wilson Enjoys a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Salsarita's in Support of The Salvation Army

Phil and Wilson were joined by Shelly Henderson of The Salvation Army, to present a check to Shelly for the veteran's wing at the Center of Hope Shelter of the Salvation Army.

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BGC on Carolina Impact

The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Charlotte offers a number of programs that motivate students to complete high school and prepare for post-secondary education.Carolina

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Great Outdoors University shows city kids what they’re missing

Olivia Hilt is 12, lives in Charlotte’s Belmont community and has an ugly history with fishing. “I once tried years ago,” she recalls, “and accidentally hooked a friend in the lip. She had to go to…

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