Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

The Salvation Army 2019 Angel Tree program is officially underway

The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte officially launches its 2019 Angel Tree program this week. This year, more than 7,000 children in Charlotte (and nearly 20,000 children in the metro area) are expected to receive Christmas gifts thanks to the community’s support of The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program.

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Club Members Steal the Show at 29th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner

For 29 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte has held a unique event called its “Steak & Burger Dinner.” The concept is simple: the Club members in attendance are treated like kings and queens and served steak; the adults eat the hamburgers.

Panthers Wide Receiver Curtis Samuel Raising Support for the Clubs

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel has launched his "Catches for Kids" campaign to support the local Boys & Girls Clubs.

Salvation Army Serving Communities Impacted by Dorian

Salvation Army mobile feeding units and crews of trained Salvation Army officers, employees, and volunteers are serving meals, drinks, and providing spiritual care in coastal areas of northeast North Carolina and in the Charleston area of South Carolina.

Christmas Volunteer Opportunities Now Available

​Without the help of our amazing volunteers, we would not have been able to provide Christmas to more than 7,000 children last year. We need volunteers to staff Angel Tree tables, work in our distribution center, ring the bell at one of our Kettle locations and more.

Join the Quicken Loans Community Challenge and Help Us Win Big

Quicken Loans has invited The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte to compete in a friendly fundraising competition with several local charities

Ally Awarded Grant to Marsh Road Club to Host Code To Success Computer Camp This Summer

Ally awarded Marsh Road Boys & Girls Club a grant and provided laptop computers for the 6-week program.

Lisa is on the path to find employment and a hopeful future

Lisa, along with 11 other women in Charlotte are now ready to embark on that journey, after recently graduating from The Salvation Army Center of Hope’s job readiness program.

Because of you, local kids have a safe place to enjoy their summer

​Summer vacation is the most anticipated time of the year for kids—but it can be the most challenging one for working parents. Thanks to the generous support of friends like you, fathers like Carlos know that their children are in good hands at our Boys & Girls Club summer day camp program.

You helped Tonea when she needed it most

​“The label of ADHD was pasted on my forehead by the time I started going to school,” explains Tonea. “I couldn’t focus on lessons or even stay in my chair for any length of time. I was labeled ‘slow,’ ‘stupid,’ or even ‘problematic.’

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