Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

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.”

Celebrating National Boys & Girls Club Week in the Queen City

​For more than 75 years, we have celebrated National Boys & Girls Club Week by recognizing the invaluable service Clubs bring to Mecklenburg and Union Counties.

Celebrate Your Birthday by Raising Money for Your Favorite Charity.

Think about it…People will do stuff for your birthday they wouldn't normally do other times. So why not use your birthday to raise money for your favorite charity?

​The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs in Union County announces the Youth of the Year.

​The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs in Union County announced the winner of its 2017-18 Youth of the Year competition – Tamya Austin – on March 29 at a special breakfast event. The Youth of the Year competition in Union County goes to the one who embodies the core values the Clubs represent.

Seeing Through Resurrection Eyes

When you are tried and tested, like Mary Magdalene, decide to go to the tomb. See and remember He is not there; He is risen and claim victory over the attacks of Satan!

Boys & Girls Club of Charlotte Fight for Youth in DC

Public-private partnerships, of which federal programs are critical aspects, are necessary to scale solutions like Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. That’s why last week I joined other Boys & Girls Clubs in Washington D.C. to talk with our members of Congress about the issues that matter most to our kids.

Urgent Needs for the Women and Children at The Center of Hope

The Salvation Army Center of Hope has an urgent need for portable cribs (such as Pack-n-Plays) for babies, so beds can be made available for older children and mothers.

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