Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

Family Dollar Shoppers Can Support Young People's Futures By Making Every Sip Count In 2018

For teens like Tatiana Aguilar, a high school senior and North Carolina Youth of the Year, the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Greater Charlotte has become a second home for the past five years.

Boys & Girls Club “Youth of the Month” Honored at Event This Week

We’d like to congratulate these outstanding Club members on their hard work. We’d also like to thank our Youth of the Year corporate sponsor, SPX Corporation, whose commitment to local students makes our Youth of the Month program possible.

Join the “FIGHT” Against Modern Day Slavery

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte is actively involved in the fight against trafficking in our community. Our Project FIGHT (Freeing Individuals Gripped by Human Trafficking) program exists not only to raise awareness...

More than 2,000 strong

​We live in a community that cares deeply about its neighbors and is a positive force in the Charlotte area, and it showed this holiday season.

Boys & Girls Club Unit Director Honored by the Hornets

This week, Dwight Howard, the Charlotte Hornets and Blue Cross Blue Shield took notice of our very own Cedric Cook. They surprised him at the Dwight Howard Boys & Girls Club at Starmount Academy and awarded him courtside seats...

Stuffing the Truck with WCCB Charlotte

There’s hardly one more dedicated to the cause than our friend Wilson. And, those aren’t just words. He proved it this week by camping out in the Southpark Mall parking lot for the 2nd annual WCCB Subway Angel Tree Stuff the Truck event.

Today is GivingTuesdayClt

Great news! It’s Nov. 28, which means it’s your turn to be a part of the biggest giving day that Charlotte has ever seen! The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte is participating in #GivingTuesdayCLT.

Don't Just Raise Funds, Raise Awareness

Here are a few helpful tips and tricks you can use on Social Media to bring awareness to The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte and your Red Kettle Ringing

From Father to Daughter – A Red Kettle Story that still makes an impact

​The sound of the jingling bell by the bright red Salvation Army kettle, for me, signals the arrival of the Christmas season. It’s one of those memories that’s been with me for so long, I can’t actually remember the beginning – I just knew that whenever we saw a kettle, my father was going to toss in some money.

Giving – Learning to Pass it on

The Christmas catalogs have arrived in my mailbox. It’s hard to imagine that the same thing that can bring my kids such joy and excitement actually produces a slight sense of dread for their father.

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