Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

The Salvation Army receives $220K donation from SECU/SECU Foundation for COVID-19 relief

Greater Charlotte donation part of $2 million dollar gift to Salvation Army locations in North Carolina

Owner of Playtime Edventures donates Game-Filled Slumber Bags to Displaced Families

In addition to his previous sheet donations to the shelter, Kevin Gatlin dropped off 30 of his Slumber Bags to help families have temporary relocated to local motels to safely social distance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Can’t Stop the Mission to Move People Out of Homelessness

Seven families moved out of the shelter or local motels and into apartment units last week. The moves came just in time for these families to experience Easter weekend in their own places, nearby to grocery stores, transportation and job opportunities.

Muffin Makers make Masks for the Center of Hope

With the COVID-19 pandemic, she knew there was another need even more urgent: masks and face-coverings for area homeless shelters. She already had some supplies on hand. She reached out to her team of bakers who could also sew. They were all eager to join the mask-making project..

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte Launches Club Connect - Free Online Club Experience

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte launches free online Club experience to support members and community during COVID-19 pandemic DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Finding New Ways to Care for Kids in the Community

When it became the safe and prudent decision to close area Boys & Girls Clubs, The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte’s leadership immediately turned its attention to how best for Club staff to serve families impacted.

Social Distancing in a Large Shelter Environment

At its Center of Hope shelter, more than 400 women and children regularly find a safe haven from the streets. The Center of Hope is a place where families find not only food and lodging, but resources to help them discover a path out of homelessness. COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, changes everything.

The Salvation Army’s Nationwide Response to Coronavirus COVID-19

​As the coronavirus COVID-19 has evolved into a pandemic, we are monitoring the situation daily. Safety is of utmost priority, so we have ramped up efforts to slow the spread of this virus among our employees, volunteers, and the homeless and other vulnerable people we serve.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte’s 2020 Great Futures Campaign Kicks Off

A centerpiece of the event is the public recognition of the 2019-2020 Youth of the Year. Carly Rauch, a member of the Monroe Boys & Girls Clubs, received this year’s honor.

New Athletic Field Unveiled at Milton Road Club

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, the Kevin Harvick Foundation and Group 1001 joined us to unveil a multisport playing field at our Milton Road Club that will provide youth who need us most in Charlotte with a safe place to learn, play and compete.

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