Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

The Salvation Army Bringing Hope to People in Columbia and Across SC

Over the last week, sustained rainfall – in some places as much as 17 inches in as many hours – has resulted in flooding of historic proportions across the state of South Carolina. The Salvation Army is working with state and local emergency management officials to serve the community in need in some of the state’s hardest hit areas.

From homelessness to budding stardom, Damien Horne

The Hickory native, the product of a troubled home, dodged gangs, prison, and addiction within the safe haven of The Boys and Girls Clubs. Damien spent his summers at The Salvation Army’s Camp Walter Johnson in Denton, progressing from camper to counselor.

Remembering Hurricane Katrina ... Reflections From Those Who Served

As the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall rapidly approaches, some of those who served with the many Emergency Disaster Services crews that worked tirelessly in the aftermath of the storm to restore hope reflect on their service.

Amazing Adventures at Camp Walter Johnson [Video]

For many campers, Camp Walter Johnson is their escape, their first taste of freedom, their safe haven. Many of the Charlotte youth that go to camp don’t have the same backgrounds as some of the other campers do. But that doesn’t stop them from enjoying camp and taking advantage of such an amazing opportunity.

We Welcome Majors Larry and Debra Broome

The Salvation Army has appointed Majors Larry and Debra Broome as the new Area Commanders for The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte.

Saying Goodbye to the Greater Area of Charlotte

As I reflect on the past three years in the Queen City, I wish to say one final time, thank you so much for all the ways in which you have met the needs of our neighbors.

It's Officially Hurricane Season

It's Officially Hurricane Season. Are you prepared?

National Salvation Army Week

Today, we kick off our 62nd annual National Salvation Army Week. Each year, this week serves as an opportunity to celebrate YOU, our volunteers, donors and program beneficiaries who have enabled us to serve the Charlotte community since 1904.

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