Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

Boys & Girls Club Unit Director Honored by the Hornets

This week, Dwight Howard, the Charlotte Hornets and Blue Cross Blue Shield took notice of our very own Cedric Cook. They surprised him at the Dwight Howard Boys & Girls Club at Starmount Academy and awarded him courtside seats...

Stuffing the Truck with WCCB Charlotte

There’s hardly one more dedicated to the cause than our friend Wilson. And, those aren’t just words. He proved it this week by camping out in the Southpark Mall parking lot for the 2nd annual WCCB Subway Angel Tree Stuff the Truck event.

Today is GivingTuesdayClt

Great news! It’s Nov. 28, which means it’s your turn to be a part of the biggest giving day that Charlotte has ever seen! The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte is participating in #GivingTuesdayCLT.

Don't Just Raise Funds, Raise Awareness

Here are a few helpful tips and tricks you can use on Social Media to bring awareness to The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte and your Red Kettle Ringing

From Father to Daughter – A Red Kettle Story that still makes an impact

​The sound of the jingling bell by the bright red Salvation Army kettle, for me, signals the arrival of the Christmas season. It’s one of those memories that’s been with me for so long, I can’t actually remember the beginning – I just knew that whenever we saw a kettle, my father was going to toss in some money.

Giving – Learning to Pass it on

The Christmas catalogs have arrived in my mailbox. It’s hard to imagine that the same thing that can bring my kids such joy and excitement actually produces a slight sense of dread for their father.

Dixon Hughes Goodman, Does Good at Marsh Road Club

​When The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs think about rock stars, the people and companies that go above and beyond, year after year, Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG) comes to mind right away.

United Way deploys help line to better serve the Homeless.

​Homeless service providers, the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and United Way of Central Carolinas today announced a more efficient way to serve the homeless by utilizing United Way’s NC 2-1-1.

Annual Steak & Burger Dinner Focuses on Change

It’s that time of year when many of us think about change. You can see it when the leaves change color – it’s that transition time, going from the heat of summer to the coolness of fall. If you’ve lived in Charlotte for any amount of time, you’ve probably seen some change.

Take a stand against domestic violence

​This October, during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we encourage you to help The Salvation Army raise awareness about domestic violence and join the fight towards ending violence against women and their children.

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