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

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…

Monitoring Florence

The Salvation Army of North and South Carolina is closely monitoring weather conditions as TS Florence continues to churn in the Atlantic Ocean. Initial preparations are being made for possible response…

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...

The Jones Family vs. The Paycheck

People often ask how the money from the Red Kettle helps the community. It's a good question and the answer isn't always obvious. Meet the Jones Family.

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…