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After mom’s 2 heart surgeries, sons need a joyful Christmas

There’s a long, straight scar down the center of Aida Hernandez’s chest: evidence for the single mom of both the pain and the blessings that she and her two sons have experienced this year.

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For this uncle turned dad, money remains tight at Christmas but love is unlimited

Octavious Young had a rough start to adulthood, growing up without a father, leaving his mother’s house at age 16 and living out of his car. But he pulled his life together as a young man, and five…

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CARTS AND HEARTS FULL AFTER CHRISTMAS GIFT PICKUP AT SALVATION ARMY

She’s just one of thousands of parents and relatives who lined up at The Salvation Army’s Christmas Center for the first day of their gift distribution. Major Larry Broome said there are a lot of reasons…

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Full hearts, full carts, on Salvation Army’s toy distribution day

Tears of joy and gratitude rolled down Hope Moss’ cheeks Friday morning at the Salvation Army Christmas Bureau as she collected gifts for her four children

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Woman fills void after thief steals Salvation Army kettle

Kim Jones says seeing on Channel 9 that someone stole a Salvation Army kettle last weekend left her full of emotions. “Then I was hurt that there are a lot of people, because the kettle was stolen,…

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After tragic loss, widower determined to celebrate Christmas

"That's not what she would want" After tragic loss, widower determined to celebrate Christmas for his two boys.

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Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive Down Thousands This Year

“It will make a big difference in being able to feed people, being able to house them, being able to have salaries for those people that are good role models for the kids at the clubs."

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Salvation Army Christmas Center Opens For Families In Need

A Salvation Army Christmas Center is now open for families in need this holiday season. Over 6,000 families across the city have registered for help, and thanks to your help the center is packed with…

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Omega Chapter Makes Christmas for 100 Angels

Each year before Christmas, Pi Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., adopts 100 Angels (children) from the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. The men of Pi Phi Chapter step up and do their…

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Charlotte shelter allows overflow visitors on frigid December night

The Salvation Army Center of Hope was expected to be crowded Tuesday evening. Temperatures are expected to drops into the 20s overnight. The facility serves as a shelter for women and children in need…

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Thieves steal Salvation Army red kettle from Matthews Harris Teeter

Someone stole a red kettle and potentially hundreds of dollars from the Salvation Army over the weekend in Matthews. The theft happened Saturday night at the Harris Teeter on Matthews Township Parkway.…

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For these Charlotte high school volunteers, the needs of kids at Christmas hit home

The most poignant moment in Camille Harvell’s volunteer shift at the Salvation Army Christmas Bureau came when the 16-year-old turned over a mesh stocking and saw something so simple: a tube of toothpaste.

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Be part of the The Salvation Army’s tradition of hope this season

The holidays are all about giving and we know you give a lot during this busy season. The Salvation Army is also in the business of giving. With your donations they help those in need with food, shelter,…

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Wilson’s World: Supporting the Salvation Army and their Red Kettles

Wilson has always been a big cheerleader for the Salvation Army and all of their great work. Today he was at the Harris Teeter on Johnston Rd in Ballantyne to shine a light on the Salvation Army’s Red…

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The Salvation Army visits Morning Break!

Major Larry Broome visits WBTV to talk Red Kettles.

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For single dad raising 2 sets of twin girls, having Christmas help is a big relief

There are four special young ladies in Travis Thompson’s life, and their names all start with D: Danasia and Daziah, Dynasty and Destiny. They’re two sets of twins, ages 9 and 4.

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Hendrick Automotive Group partners with WCNC for Magical Toy Drive

It was a festive sweater day inside Hendrick Motors of Charlotte on East Independence Boulevard Wednesday. Hendrick Automotive Group has partnered with WCNC-NBC Charlotte and the Salvation Army to collect…

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Charlotte’s Latino community pours out concerns on Christmas tree prayer cards

As parents streamed into the Salvation Army Christmas Bureau this fall to register their children for toys during the holiday season, they were always asked a final question: Do you have a prayer request? Those…

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Salvation Army volunteer feels she’s ‘part of the greater good’ after 50 years of aid

And for hours, Diane Minsker and dozens of other members of the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary stuffed those gifts into red mesh stockings that will be opened Christmas morning by more than 10,700 children…

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Wilson’s World: “Stuff the Truck” 2017 for the Subway Salvation Army Angel Tree

Wilson has been camped out at SouthPark Mall for the last 27 hours to help the Salvation Army and Subway stuff the truck for children in need in the Charlotte area. And we think he is finally a little…

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Captain NaKisha Carr Talks Red Kettle Campaign

Brent Rinehart with Salvation Army Communications Department brought along the lovely Captain NaKisha Carr

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NBC Charlotte kicks off annual toy drive

NBC Charlotte is excited to kickoff our annual Magical Toy Drive! Once again, we have partnered with the Salvation Army to make sure the dreams of local children can come true.

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For first Christmas without mom, a widower and sons try to get by with help of others

Not even two months have passed since Tracy Stiles left home for a doctor’s visit and never came back. The Charlotte mother of two died Oct. 9 in a crash on Albemarle Road. On that day, Jeff Stiles became…

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WHEN THE SALVATION ARMY’S MISSION SHINES BRIGHTEST

Join the Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte and give back this Christmas. This holiday season, there are many ways to get involved and help out your community.

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Wilson's World: Acosta Check for Angel Tree

Acosta Heating and Air, stopped by the Salvation Army Angel Tree Christmas Center to help present a $2,500 check toward the Angel Tree program.

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Wilson’s World: The Cowfish Joins Wilson to Support the Salvation Army Angel Tree

Stop by The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar on Tuesday, Nov 14th from 6-9pm to enjoy a great meal and support the Salvation Army Angel Tree.

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Rising Spotlight: Salvation Army

2017 marks WCCB’s 10 anniversary as partners with the Salvation Army! So, we had Major Larry Broome stop by to talk how you can help make the wishes and dreams of kids come true this holiday season.

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Corvette owners donate 900 toys

Hundreds of kids in need will have toys for Christmas thanks to a record collection through the Salvation Army on Saturday.

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Santa is coming to SouthPark

Santa Claus plans to spend some quality time with children at SouthPark Mall leading up to Christmas. While Claus could not be reached for comment, the mall provided an outline of events over the next…

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Salvation Army seeks spirited bell ringers to perform by its red kettles

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to serve in one of the Charlotte community’s longest running charity campaigns: the Red Kettles.

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Es hora de inscribirse para ayuda con regalos navideños

El Ejército de Salvación concluirá el martes 31 de octubre la inscripción para recibir ayuda a través del programa ‘Angel Tree 2017’, que provee regalos para niños, hasta los 12 años de edad...

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