Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

Summer camp gives kids a chance to build their leadership skills

Shortly after school let out, Oronde’ spent a week at Camp Walter Johnson, where he’s gone every summer for the past four years.

10,000 Scoops of Free Ice Cream

​What if I told you that every scoop of ice cream you ate could raise $1 for charity? It might sound crazy but it's true!

#WitnessTheFuture with Katy Perry

Katy Perry is encouraging fans everywhere to “break down walls, connect, and inspire.

National Donut Day

​The Salvation Army in Chicago celebrated the first National Donut Day in 1938 to help those in need during the Great Depression and to commemorate the work of the “Donut Lassies” who served donuts to soldiers during World War I.

Olympic Champion Katie Meili Shares Keys to Success with Club Teens

Most Olympic athletes are pegged as elite at a young age, and they are placed in training and coaching programs to specifically prepare them for the international stage. Others take a less direct path to the top.

A Quote Turned into 27 Years

“As I moved up, I was able to help people who were dealing with bigger things, So today, after 27 years and helping thousands of people, it’s time for me to go. I have enjoyed the journey.”

A Week of Hope

“We Speak Hope” Week is a time we’ve set aside to encourage the community help "speak hope" in the lives of people who need us most.

“Doing the most good,” makes me feel the “most good.”

Volunteering has truly become my hobby, some people have running or crafting, but I have volunteering.

Doing More, Debating Less

The Salvation Army is based on the importance of “doing.” One of my favorite quotes is from William Booth who said something like “if Moses had formed committees to study and discuss the best way to cross the Red Sea, they never would have done it.”

Learning the joy of doing the most good

What would you think of someone who spent 30 years doing almost nothing for anyone else?

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