You Make a Difference Everyday

When you support The Salvation Army, you make a difference in the lives of people every single day. We want to share these stories with you. We want to share our ideas about how to make the world a better place. We want to share how God is making a difference. Stay up-to-date with us by reading the posts below.

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One Million Meals

Today, The Salvation Army served its one millionth meal as it continues to respond to the Hurricanes that have impacted the southeastern United States. When you support The Salvation Army's disaster response,…

10 Canteens to Florida

Ten mobile feeding units (canteens) from The Salvation Army of North and South Carolina are on the way to Jacksonville, Florida to serve people impacted by Hurricane Irma. Each canteen is manned by a crew…

Heat Care Supports Families in Need

On July 21, 2017, The Salvation Army recognized thirty-four years of contributions by PSNC Energy to support utility assistance programs throughout its service area in North Carolina. Major Todd Hawks,…

Traci's Story

The only thing that Traci knew for sure was that she had to leave. There were no other options. She quickly packed up her belongings, got in her car, and drove away, leaving behind her home, her dogs,…

Thrifty buys for your July 4th barbecue

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, I decided to head into the local Salvation Army Store to find some items that I can craft to spruce up my backyard barbecue this holiday.

More than Just a Day at Camp

When a child attends summer camp, they get to play games, make friends, and experience nature in ways that they never could back home in the city they come from. But they get so much more, too.

We Are an Army of Compassion

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…

Once. For All.

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…

Sheryl's Story

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…

The Whole World Mobilising

What would it be like if real people were motivated by their love for God to make a difference in the lives of the people they encountered every day? What if you and I lived out our faith in practical…

Mary's Story

Mary was a young wife and mother who was married to her best friend. They first met when they were just five years old. After he finished school, he enlisted and joined the Marine Corps. His decision to…

Spring is Our Season

This time of year is one of my favorites. Even though we didn’t exactly have a cold winter here in the Carolinas this year, there is something rejuvenating about when the weather turns the corner and begins…

Recognizing the Signs of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is everywhere and anyone from any background can fall victim to it. Noticing the signs and having the hotline number readily available can help save a life or lives.

Maria's Story

Parents want nothing more than to provide for their children. Caring for a child often means sacrifice – giving up your own comfort to make sure that your child has everything they need. For Maria, this…

Blossom's Story

When she and her son were endangered in a relationship, Blossom fled across the country. With a new sense of safety and security, Blossom, once a victim of human trafficking, was able to work with her…

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