Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

Scholarship Student Profile: Jonathan Ifedi

Each year, The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary hands out scholarships to Boys & Girls Club alum who are attending college. Jonathan has worked with his mentor to graduate in less than three years.

ROSS DRESS FOR LESS® to Help Local Kids Learn in Charlotte

​Every year, nearly four million young people are served by Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation. Nearly 1,700 kids have a safe place after school at the Boys & Girls Clubs in Mecklenburg and Union Counties. To celebrate these extraordinary efforts, Ross Stores, Inc. announced that it is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

31st Annual Festival of Tables to Raise Funds to Create Opportunity for At-Risk Students and Families Experiencing Homelessness

On May 2, 2019, The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, will host its annual Festival of Tables events to raise support to address key issues our community faces, such as economic mobility and family stability. In its 31st year, the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary’s Festival of Tables event, has raised more than $1 million for critical needs in Charlotte.

Honoring a Life with Volunteer Service

​While Christmas is a joyful time for many, it is a difficult time for many others – especially those who have experienced the loss of a family member. The Hercules family is one such family, having just experienced the loss of Orrin Hercules.

THE SALVATION ARMY OF GREATER CHARLOTTE AMONG FIRST TO RECEIVE BEZOS DAY 1 FAMILIES FUND GRANT OF $5 MILLION

​Today, The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte received a $5 million Day 1 Families Fund grant to launch a robust access-to-employment program and expand shelter options for families.

THE SALVATION ARMY OF GREATER CHARLOTTE OFFICIALLY BEGINS ITS ICONIC RED KETTLE CAMPAIGN

The Salvation Army has launched its iconic Red Kettle campaign, ushering in the 2018 holiday season. The Red Kettle campaign kicked off Nov. 16 and will run through Dec. 24.

According to Cam Newton, New Club Teen Centers are “Boogie-Approved”

​Drip. Swag. Sauce. These are the words that have come to define Cam Newton’s signature style. They are also the words he used to describe the new teen centers at four area Boys & Girls Clubs.

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Dedicates New Garden to Honor Legacy of Late Program Director

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center staff, program graduates, current beneficiaries and members of the public gathered on Friday to hold a ribbon-cutting to dedicate a new memorial garden on the property to the memory of the beloved late program director Jack Thorpe, who passed away last year.

A Night of Giving Back

​When someone blesses you, the best response is to pass it on. And, when someone pours into your life, you aren’t likely to forget it. Instead, you find ways to pour into the lives of others.

Brighten the Holidays

It is only through the generosity of the neighbors in our communities who hear us ringing our bells and ask for dedicated volunteers at our Christmas Center that we are able to provide Christmas for at-risk children.

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