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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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…

Compassion to Everyone

Just as community needs often shift, so do global realities. Political climates are fluid and impact different people in different ways. Disasters may strike at any moment. But, The Salvation Army is called…

We Serve Because We Love

This year, we absolutely want you to know what we are able to do. When you choose to support The Salvation Army, we want you to be able to see the positive, tangible results. But we also want you to know…

#RedKettleReason

If you knew you could make a difference, would you try? If you could choose the way to impact those in your community who were most in need of help, what would that be?

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