Salvation Army Charlotte Blog

THE SALVATION ARMY OF GREATER CHARLOTTE AMONG FIRST TO RECEIVE BEZOS DAY 1 FAMILIES FUND GRANT OF $5 MILLION

​Today, The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte received a $5 million Day 1 Families Fund grant to launch a robust access-to-employment program and expand shelter options for families.

THE SALVATION ARMY OF GREATER CHARLOTTE OFFICIALLY BEGINS ITS ICONIC RED KETTLE CAMPAIGN

The Salvation Army has launched its iconic Red Kettle campaign, ushering in the 2018 holiday season. The Red Kettle campaign kicked off Nov. 16 and will run through Dec. 24.

According to Cam Newton, New Club Teen Centers are “Boogie-Approved”

​Drip. Swag. Sauce. These are the words that have come to define Cam Newton’s signature style. They are also the words he used to describe the new teen centers at four area Boys & Girls Clubs.

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Dedicates New Garden to Honor Legacy of Late Program Director

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center staff, program graduates, current beneficiaries and members of the public gathered on Friday to hold a ribbon-cutting to dedicate a new memorial garden on the property to the memory of the beloved late program director Jack Thorpe, who passed away last year.

A Night of Giving Back

​When someone blesses you, the best response is to pass it on. And, when someone pours into your life, you aren’t likely to forget it. Instead, you find ways to pour into the lives of others.

Brighten the Holidays

It is only through the generosity of the neighbors in our communities who hear us ringing our bells and ask for dedicated volunteers at our Christmas Center that we are able to provide Christmas for at-risk children.

Giving Hope in the Carolinas

“I don’t know what we’d do without The Salvation Army coming by daily. We have a few snacks, but they are bringing substantial food…something that will stick with you longer. We appreciate everything being done for us.”

National Preparedness Month: What you Need to Know to Prepare for Any Disaster

As Hurricane Florence strengthens and spins toward the East Coast, it’s a fitting time to revisit your family’s preparedness plans. In fact, September is National Preparedness Month.

Faith and Perseverance Leads to Seraphina’s New Start

Every year, Providence Presbyterian Church in South Charlotte answers the call and opens its doors to 12 homeless women for two weeks, providing shelter, meals, shower facilities, activities, and above all, friendship. “When the women are here, we cancel everybody,” said Tandy Graham, who founded the program at Providence Presbyterian.

A Lotta Love at our Center of Hope

Heather, a designer by trade, wasn’t sure what she wanted to do next. Having recently lost her father, her friend Renee, also a designer, gifted her a paintbrush with a simple message: “paint the life you want.”

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