Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

Christmas Season Kicks Off With Annual Kettle Campaign

Red Kettles across the community and the nation also offer digital donation capabilities through Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal and Venmo

​Harris Teeter launches Round Up campaign to support The Salvation Army

Harris Teeter announced the launch of its United Way and Salvation Army Round Up Campaign. Now through Nov. 2, Harris Teeter shoppers are invited to round up their transaction to the nearest whole dollar at checkout; 100 percent of funds raised will be distributed evenly among local United Way chapters and Salvation Army commands throughout Harris Teeter’s marketing areas.

SC Johnson Awards Grant to Charlotte Boys & Girls Clubs

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte is pleased to announce it has received a $8,500 grant from consumer products company SC Johnson to support its Back to School efforts in Charlotte.

Charlotte Premium Outlets Urges Community to “Fill the Fountain” with School Supplies

​Our friends at Charlotte Premium Outlets are urging the community to give back by donating school supplies this Back to School season, all of which will benefit students in our Boys & Girls Clubs and other programs.

A Mother’s Love

​When her mother left her and her brother as children because of drug addiction, Reneé McCarroll, now in her forties, had no idea how that choice would change her life. When she sat down with The Salvation Army to reflect on how its programs had helped her, Reneé saw it as coming full circle—back to the West Charlotte neighborhood of her youth—and to her own mother, now in recovery for nearly 20 years, who stopped by as she talked.

Searching for Love in the Wrong Places

Pamela’s struggles began at an early age. Her father left, and the relationship she had with her mom was strained, to say the least. Dealing with her own issues – physical, mental and spiritual – Pamela’s mom made her life nearly unbearable.

Walmart and Pepsi Partner with Local Boys & Girls Club Chapters to Support Programs for Greater Charlotte-area Children and Families

Proceeds from every Pepsi product sold at Charlotte area Walmart stores will be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte.

The Deeper Meaning Behind National Donut Day

This food-focused holiday is among the few with its roots in charitable service.

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte Awarded $14,700 Grant to Fuel Bold Ambitions of Charlotte Young People

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte received a $14,700 grant from the Taco Bell Foundation to support youth in the community working hard to achieve their dreams. The funds will go toward career readiness programs at the Clubs, providing teen members access to learning opportunities and other programs that inspire the next generation of leaders.

Writing A New Chapter After Experiencing Homelessness

​Kendra is used to writing stories, not having stories written about her. She also never thought she would have gone through what she has experienced over the past year.

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