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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From One Navy Mom to Another

Susan Gilbert, proud Navy mom and Director of Social Services for The Salvation Army in Tupelo, Mississippi, found herself headed to North Carolina to serve as a Mobile Feeding Coordinator in the wake…

Powerful Partners in Disaster Recovery: Salvation Army and AmeriCorps

“I think the most valuable thing you can give is your time, it’s a really important way to be a part of the community and to help people,” says Emilie. “Volunteering with The Salvation Army has been great;…

Management of Supplies Distribution at Community Recovery Center

In partnership with New Hanover County, The Salvation Army will distribute relief supplies to Wilmington and Cape Fear area residents impacted by Hurricane Florence. To receive supplies, residents can…

The Emotional and Spiritual Care

The Salvation Army’s canteens are roving hard-hit neighborhoods in Lumberton. Offering not only cold water and a hot meal but also a listening ear. The Salvation Army understands that in times of physical…

The Salvation Army Partners with Local Church in Conway SC

As the water rose, the logistical challenges for The Salvation Army team to maintain and increase their relief operations rose, too.

The Salvation Army Canteen, A Welcome Sight in Loris, SC

For the last few days, The Salvation Army canteen (a mobile feeding unit) from Columbus, Georgia trundled through Loris, S.C. serving meals and drinks to those impacted by Hurricane Florence. The canteen…

It's More Than Meals To Mary

“I saw you were feeding people, so I went over to see if I could get some food,” says Mary, who remembers when The Salvation Army served her meals after Hurricane Hazel back in 1954. “Nowadays, we have…

Cleaning Up Carteret County Begins, One Kit At A Time

All throughout Carteret County, there are piles on the sides of the roads. Limbs and brush, furniture, mattresses, appliances and more - all evidence of a community trying to put the pieces back together. Now…

Salvation Army Response Efforts Continue To Grow In Robeson County

The waterways have crested, water is starting to recede, and many in Robeson County are getting their first look at what is left of the symbols of their lives.

Learning to Trust God in the Trials

“You learn to trust Him in the trials.” That’s the message posted on the marquee sign outside of Reece’s Chapel Baptist Church in the Mill Creek community of Newport. The people of Mill Creek have been,…

The Salvation Army Helps Myrtle Beach in Race Against Time

​In a race against time, the local community around Myrtle Beach and Conway, S.C. unified itself into a well-coordinated and systematic sand-bagging crusade to help neighbors caught in the path of rising…

Newport Middle School a Refuge for the Displaced in Carteret County

“I lost everything I had. What you see on me and right here, that’s what I have,” he says pointing to his shirt and few things on his makeshift bed on the floor of Newport Middle School. Rick had to be…

People Coming Together To Support Down East Communities in NC

As you drive for miles and miles on Highway 70 East toward the coast, there are a few common sights: massive trees plucked out of the ground; power poles leaning over as if the slightest touch will send…

Longing for Power, Finding Strength in Morehead City, North Carolina

Before, during and after a disaster, The Salvation Army is there. In the immediate aftermath, The Salvation Army often serves at evacuation shelters. But, it also canvasses communities to find people in…

Salvation Army Serving Communities in the Carolinas After Hurricane Florence

An Army of more than 1,000 Salvation Army officers, employees, and volunteers working to feed, hydrate, and give hope to people impacted by Hurricane Florence The impacts from Florence continue to unfold…