Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

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:

National Pawn Funds New Tech Center for Charlotte Boys & Girls Club Students

Yesterday was an exciting day at our Marsh Road Boys & Girls Club. National Pawn outfitted our technology center with 10 new desktop computers to replace antiquated ones, which were more than a decade old and not very functional for our members.

A Letter from Major Larry Broome

Be The Difference-Donate

By now, you most likely have heard the news that the United Way of Central Carolinas recently restructured its staffing as well as its funding strategy. The Salvation Army supports these adjustments and will…

Affordable Housing: Continuing the Conversation on the Crisis

There’s a conversation going on in Charlotte about an important topic: affordable housing, or rather, the lack thereof. WSOC recently gave this topic some much needed attention on its Price Out of Charlotte feature. And, The Salvation Army continued the conversation this week,

Club Members Head Off to Summer Camp

​In a few short weeks, campers from The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte will gather at Salvation Army Camp Walter Johnson. They will kiss their loved ones goodbye and climb on a bus headed for a week of building lifelong friendships, reconnecting with nature, and participating in action-packed activities that help them face challenges, develop confidence, and learn valuable life lessons.

Salvation Army Shield Becomes a Beacon

“I was walking past the building,” he said. “And, God turned me around when I was 10 steps past it.”

Salvation Army Recognizes its Outstanding Volunteers

​It’s National Volunteer Week, and The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte celebrated by holding a special event to say thank you to its many volunteers who help on a daily basis. “We couldn’t do what we do without your support,” said Major Larry Broome, Area Commander for The Salvation Army. “You are the Army behind the Army.”

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