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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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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

Make Christmas Bright

Sometimes, people ask us how we can still be joyful during the holidays. After all, The Salvation Army, our staff and volunteers, and our officers carry a significant weight. We know that it's important…

We Have Your Back

As the flood waters from Hurricane Matthew have been relentless in Edgecombe County, Salvation Army officers, volunteers and staff have kept working harder to bring hope.

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.

We're Havin' a Party!

Can you imagine what it must be like for a child to have to stay at a temporary shelter, sleeping on cots, surrounded by strangers without any of the comforts of home? It can be hard for children to understand…

We Go Where We Are Needed

During disaster service, The Salvation Army's initial support is provided to first responders – those charged with keeping regular citizens like you and I safe. We've already posted about our support for…

Stories from the Frontline

​When you think about responding to disasters, serving those who need us most, your first thought might not be the most positive. But, what we know is that, when we have an opportunity to provide individuals…

The People You Help

At the core The Salvation Army is our mission to "preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination." During disasters, we have the opportunity to minister directly…

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