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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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.

Salvation Army Officers Retire After 36 Years

Many choose a career, but for an officer in The Salvation Army, their job is a lifetime commitment. Officers serve as business administrators in the locations to which they are appointed, many serving…

Naomi: The Impact of Camp Walter Johnson

The summer of 2008 was the first in twelve years that I would not be spending at a camp. As a high school student, I began working at camps in British Columbia until I finally found my way south to Camp…

The Salvation Army Remains Prepared As Hurricane Arthur Becomes a Memory

Local and state officials have reported minimal impacts following Hurricane Arthur’s Independence Day landfall along the coast of North Carolina. Emergency crews continue to make progress in restoring…

The Salvation Army Serves Area Residents after Hurricane Arthur

Hurricane Arthur made landfall late Thursday night at Shackleford Banks, N.C. as a Category 2 storm with 100 mph winds. It was the first Category 2 storm to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane…

The Salvation Army Prepares Response to Hurricane Arthur

Tropical Storm Arthur strengthened into a hurricane early Thursday morning. As the center of the storm shifts, its impacts are moving closer to the North and South Carolina coastline. Conditions continue…

The Salvation Army Monitors Tropical Storm Arthur

As Tropical Storm Arthur makes its projected movement up the east coast, The Salvation Army is prepared to respond to the impacted areas if the need arises. Organization personnel along the coast are preparing…

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