Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

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.

Giving Hope in the Carolinas

“I don’t know what we’d do without The Salvation Army coming by daily. We have a few snacks, but they are bringing substantial food…something that will stick with you longer. We appreciate everything being done for us.”

National Preparedness Month: What you Need to Know to Prepare for Any Disaster

As Hurricane Florence strengthens and spins toward the East Coast, it’s a fitting time to revisit your family’s preparedness plans. In fact, September is National Preparedness Month.

Faith and Perseverance Leads to Seraphina’s New Start

Every year, Providence Presbyterian Church in South Charlotte answers the call and opens its doors to 12 homeless women for two weeks, providing shelter, meals, shower facilities, activities, and above all, friendship. “When the women are here, we cancel everybody,” said Tandy Graham, who founded the program at Providence Presbyterian.

A Lotta Love at our Center of Hope

Heather, a designer by trade, wasn’t sure what she wanted to do next. Having recently lost her father, her friend Renee, also a designer, gifted her a paintbrush with a simple message: “paint the life you want.”

As the Garden Grew, So did this Volunteer

​When our Marsh Road Boys & Girls Club had the opportunity to start a garden, we didn’t have to look far for someone to help out with the new program. Elizabeth Miller was already volunteering with us on a regular basis, and she couldn’t wait to get involved with this new project.

Planet Fitness Awards Scholarships to Local Club Member

Planet Fitness announced it has awarded 15 youth from Boys & Girls Clubs across the country with $5,000 individual scholarships. Our very own "Youth of the Year" was one of the lucky 15.

The Leon Levine Foundation Continues Its Partnership with The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte

​This week, The Leon Levine Foundation announced that it was awarding The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte a grant in the amount of $150,000 to address critical needs in the community.

The Salvation Army Official Statement on Separation of Families at the U.S. Border

The following statement on the separation of families at the U.S. border was issued by The Salvation Army on June 20, 2018:

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