Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

Turning a Mess into a Message

"I made up my mind to do what I can do, and God will do the rest. I had to humble myself and say ‘I'm a mess, and this is what I have to do to make my mess a message.’”

#NationalThriftShopDay is Aug. 17

Wednesday is National Thrift Shop Day, which is a great occasion to stop by one of the five area Salvation Army Family Stores.

Hope Waiting on the Other Side

She began to question everything, including her faith. “Did God take a vacation? Can’t He see what’s happening to me?”

Boys & Girls Clubs Host McDonald's Summer Games

Nothing brings the world together quite like the Olympics.

Shaq Thompson’s Sacks for Kids

Carolina Panthers linebacker, Shaq Thompson, is leading an effort to raise funds and awareness for the local Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs. “Shaq Thompson’s Sacks for Kids” is a pledge campaign based on the season-long on-field performance of the team.

Mint Museum Brings Photography into Clubs

Kathyrine noticed that members would doodle or draw when they were done with their homework. Kathyrine, being artistic herself, went to the Unit Director, Charles Smith, and they came up with starting a photography club to give the members a creative outlet.

A Week at Camp Walter Johnson

At the end of the day, most of the Charlotte Club members left that week at Camp Walter Johnson having learned the name of a new friend, picked up a new skill or recognized their own intrinsic value as a child of God.

Gap Has Our Back

This week, you can shop and save at Gap and Gap Factory stores in our area and make a difference in the lives of kids who need it most, all at the same time. Sound too good to be true?

Love Week 2016

This week, we were thrilled to have volunteers from Elevation Church for their 2016 Love Week. Love Week is all about compassion, unity, selflessness and service.

With Great Joy

Dear Salvation Army, I really wanted to give my $20 that I earned from dog-sitting to give to the homeless. Then, my grandpa told me about the Salvation Army so I want to give this to you with great joy.

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