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.

Our Blog Posts

The Salvation Army Aids First Responders in Conway SC

Conway, S.C. sits just inland from Myrtle Beach, which is located at the heart of South Carolina's Grand Strand coast. The area is a haven for millions of residents and vacationers that enjoy the wide…

Salvation Army Brings Hot Meals and Hope to Hyde County

​After having lost power for more than 72 hours in Rose Bay, North Carolina, Jessica Bianco had frayed nerves and a refrigerator and freezer full of spoiled food, and then The Salvation Army showed up.…

Inside look as Florence makes landfall

Hurricane Florence made landfall on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7:15 a.m at Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington, NC. Through the storm, The Salvation Army was at work.

The Salvation Army Mobilizing Personnel and Mobile Feeding Units In Advance Of Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence tracks closer to the Carolinas, The Salvation Army is prepared to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual care to survivors and first responders.

Salvation Army Mobilizing Personnel and Mobile Feeding Units Ahead of Florence

As Hurricane Florence tracks closer to the Carolinas, The Salvation Army in North and South Carolina is preparing to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual care to individuals and families impacted…

Damien's Story

“Being young and immature, and not so much connected, I would think ‘Oh my purpose in life is to play music, or to be famous, or to make money.’ But God broke all those things down and showed me what my…

Free Donuts On National Donut Day!

Looking for an excuse to cheat on your diet tomorrow? How about free donuts because of National Donut Day! Join us in celebrating National Donut Day by eating free donuts found...

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.

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.

Always Faithful

We knew Hurricane Matthew was coming. We watched as it blew through Haiti, into Florida, over Georgia, and into the Carolinas. We were praying, we were mobilizing and we were prepared.

Patricia's Story

Patricia had just settled in for the night when it began to rain outside. She didn’t follow the news and wasn’t aware that Hurricane Joaquin was threatening the entire southeast coast. Within 24 hours,…

5 Things About That Lamp You Bought At The Salvation Army

When you purchase an item from a Salvation Army Family store (aka thrift store) the money goes back into the local community. We don't exist to generate profit so your dollar doesn’t go into the pocket…

From Camper to Staff to Employee

Summer camp was my escape, my first taste of freedom, my safe haven. Without going into too many details of my past, I will simply say my childhood wasn’t princesses and fairytales. My dad had many demons…

Terri's Story

When she was just fifteen, Terri escaped from a violently abusive household. Because of her pain and trauma, she became addicted to drugs and found herself living in her car in an abandoned lot when an…