Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

Shopping for 100 Angels

How long does it take to shop for over 100 Angels from the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program? Stephen Ratcliffe knows the answer.

When you donate to a Red Kettle, Expect Change

As the song says, Christmas is the most wonderful time of year. But, for many in our community, it’s simply not so. Many families struggle this time of year, dealing with loss, financial troubles, homelessness or hunger.

Serving with a Passion for Her “Brothers and Sisters in Arms”

Leah comes from a long line of servicemen, but she was the first female in her family to decide to serve. Her first call was to her father – a veteran of Vietnam, a Green Beret with the U.S. Army Special Forces, and the most “hard-core Army dude you can think of.”

Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Marty Clary Receives National Recognition

Marty Clary, executive director of the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte, was presented with the “Distinguished Service Award”

The Salvation Army Launches Mission to Spread Christmas Cheer

Today, The Salvation Army launched a major Christmastime campaign to bring joy into the homes and hearts of an estimated 11,000 local children in need.

How to Give Back This Christmas

It’s not too early to think about Christmas, and there are a number of ways to join with us in supporting families who need us most this holiday season.

Club Celebrates Lights On Afterschool with Talent Show

Club members, parents, staff and Power 98 came together last night at a Lights On Afterschool rally at the Belmont Ave Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club to celebrate the achievements of afterschool students and draw attention to the need for more afterschool programs...

We Can Help Change the Game

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte has received a $2,000 grant from Buffalo Wild Wings® through its Team Up for Kids® mission to form three sports leagues for Club youth: football, basketball and cheer/dance.

Shaq Thompson Visits the Milton Road Boys & Girls Club

Kids at the Milton Road Club got a treat this week, when Carolina Panthers’ linebacker Shaq Thompson paid a visit. He was there for a Champions Reception, a special event for those who have given to the Shaq Thompson’s Sacks for Kids pledge campaign.

Venturing out, finding myself

"The Boys & Girls Club staff played a big role in my life by giving me extra activities to do and showing me leadership qualities that I could follow when I got older.”

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