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

More than #theDress

Throughout the Carolinas, many of our local offices partner with other city and county agencies to support the survivors of domestic violence. Our shelters facilitate education and counseling programs,…

Cold Weather Sets In

The weather during February in the Carolinas is always unpredictable. We have had some of our biggest winter storms in Feburary and for the past couple years, it seems as though we've experienced some…

Salvation Army Shelters Prepared for Cold Weather

The arctic blast swept across North and South Carolina Wednesday night causing temperatures in some parts of our division to drop below 0 degrees. As the cold air settled in, our doors opened for those…

Make Change All Year Long

The Christmas season is very busy time for us. You see our Red Kettles on street corners and at shopping centers; coordinating that aspect of what we do is a huge undertaking. But, it's also when we tend…

Oscar's Story

The notion of childhood has changed greatly over the past number of years. In the past, children would spend hours outside after school, exploring, learning, and building friendships. Today, it seems that…

World Aids Day

The Salvation Army has been a vital member in the fight against HIV and AIDS since the early 1980s. Today, the Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) provides broad, effective support for people living…

Mike's Story

Growing up, Mike describes his childhood as “rather sheltered.” He spent a lot of time at church, playing games with friends after school and reading at home. His passion for books led Mike to aspire to…

Jenny's Story

Jenny is ambitious for a 21 year-old. She had mapped out her life by the time she was 19 and moved to the community from her small town in Virginia to enroll in college. Her dream was to work for a nonprofit,…

What's Your #RedKettleReason

Thanks to the generosity of people just like, April and her family were able to experience a Merry Christmas! There are so many reasons to support The Salvation Army. We would love to hear your reasons!…

The Salvation Army Testifying at Congressional Hearing

General Secretary of The Salvation Army's North and South Carolina Division, Major Tom Louden, will be testifying at a field hearing at Clemson University at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 21. The US House…

Red Kettle Reason

We all want to do good. It's human nature to want to be able to help another person we see that may need a hand. Every Christmas, you put simple coins and bills in our red kettles across the county. It…

Ending Homelessness in the Carolinas

Homelessness is a problem that The Salvation Army has chosen to tackle head on. Each and every day, throughout the Carolinas, our staff and volunteers are working to provide shelter for those that need…

Keyvon's Story

Keyvon is a fun-loving eleven year old jokester who loves to make people smile. Unlike most children his age, he likes to keep everything neat and tidy. He even maintains a to-do list for all of the things…

Online Red Kettle

You see us – and HEAR us – every Christmas, standing outside shopping malls and ringing our bells. More importantly, your give! You make an incredible impact every single year when you put your loose change…

Chick-fil-A Cow Serves Meals at Area Soup Kitchen

Cabarrus County residents are always appreciative of the meals they receive at The Salvation Army soup kitchen, but there’s one day where the excitement is overwhelming: Chick-fil-A Day.