Salvation Army in the News

Serving Mecklenburg and Union Counties since 1904

GET STYLE, GIVE HOPE

Celebrate with Charlotte’s finest designers and give back to women and children in need at the 29th Annual Festival of Tables on April 18 at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel.

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400 homeless women and kids without hot meals? Not if these cooks can help it.

Some of the best food in Charlotte has found its way to the city’s homeless women and children in recent days, thanks to a rush of emergency support from restaurants, catering services, food trucks and…

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SHOWCASE YOUR CREATIVITY

The Salvation Army's annual Festival of Tables fundraiser on April 18 features beautiful tablescape creations by talented designers along with a silent auction, luncheon and an inspiring talk by Kelly…

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Make A Difference With The Salvation Army

When natural disasters like hurricanes, floods, or tornadoes strike, you can always count on seeing members of The Salvation Army to be on site and ready to assist.

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Woman's mission to raise money for homeless kitchen is personal

Almost 14 years ago, a group of women banded together and decided they’d spend one day a month helping to feed Charlotte’s homeless and hungry population.

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Charlotte volunteers raise money to remodel kitchen for homeless

'The Kairos Group' has been cooking every second Monday at the Salvation Army Center of Hope for over a decade now.

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Kairos volunteers to renovate Center of Hope kitchen

It started with a little prayer and has turned into a more than Shelia Tuttle ever thought possible.

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Cody Zeller Sock Drive

Yesterday the Charlotte Hornets, The Salvation Army, and Hanes came together for the 4th year of the Cody Zeller sock drive, where Hanes and the Charlotte Hornets donated over 6,000 pairs of socks to families…

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Cody Zeller's Fourth Annual Sock Drive

For the fourth consecutive season, Charlotte Hornets forward/center Cody Zeller delivered sock's to the Salvation Army Center of Hope along with Hugo and the Honey Bee's.

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Hornets’ Zeller To Deliver Over 6,000 Pairs Of Socks To Salvation Army Shelter

Charlotte Hornets’ center Cody Zeller is delivering over 6,000 pairs of socks to the Salvation Army’s Center Of Hope Women and Children’s Shelter on Thursday.

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Boys & Girls Clubs throw party to celebrate Family Dollar’s support

Boys & Girls Club alum and celebrity chef Pat Neely and the Charlotte Hornets Honeybee Dancers were among the guests on hand Friday, when the Boys & Girls Clubs of America honored Family Dollar for its…

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Shelters Will Maintain Emergency Operations During Deep Freeze

This weekend, Men's Shelter of Charlotte and the Salvation Army Center of Hope for women and children increased their capacity...

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Carolina Focus

Carolina Focus: Homeless in Charlotte: Dale Mullennix with Urban Ministries & Deronda Metz with The Salvation Army

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Electrolux gives $10,000 cash to Salvation Army in Charlotte for holiday aid

Electrolux in Charlotte is giving $10,000 to the Salvation Army to help families during the holiday season.

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Cody Zeller's Fourth Annual Sock Drive, Presented By Hanes

For the fourth consecutive season, Charlotte Hornets Cody Zeller’s Sock Drive collects socks to be distributed to The Salvation Army's Center of Hope Women and Children’s Shelter, an emergency shelter…

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Charlotte group building community along with CMPD serves at Salvation Army

Charlotte Community Coalition combined forces with CMPD and served Thanksgiving dinner at the Salvation Army Center of Hope Shelter for Women and Children.

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Carolina Panthers' Thomas Davis and Teammates Serve Thanksgiving Meal to Families in Need

On Tuesday, Davis and his teammates shared a Thanksgiving meal with 220 women and children in need.

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Shaq Cause & Effect

Players will be promoting their respective causes through the league's #MyCauseMyCleats campaign during Week 13 of the regular season. Find out what has Shaq Thompson dedicated to The Salvation Army Boys…

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Georgetown, SC Deployment

Charlotte's Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services team was deployed to South Carolina Wednesday morning in advance of Hurricane Matthew’s arrival.

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Giving back starts with deciding how you want to help

Within five days, the shelter had been given 74 portable play pens, 320 boxes of diapers and 300 boxes of baby wipes from individuals.

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Panther LB Gives Back

Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson has launched a fundraising challenge based on the team’s performance. It’ll support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte.

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Lowe's gives grants

Included among the 50 clubs – one in each state – is Charlotte’s Boys & Girls Clubs, which is operated through the Salvation Army.

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Salvation Army Opens Employment and Volunteering Opportunities

Salvation Army, the organization serving the homeless, elderly, disaster relief, summer camps and assistance in holiday season has opened temporary employment and volunteer opportunities for Christmas…

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Summer Camp Gives Kids a Chance to Build their Leadership Skills

Camp gives kids the chance to immerse themselves in nature, and get away from the gadgets and screens that often occupy them. They swim to get stronger at it, and read to avoid the Summer Slide that can…

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It’s National Thrift Shop Day Tomorrow – Grab A Donut And Shop

If you’re looking to add to your back-to-school wardrobe, or to furnish yours or your child’s dorm room, thrift stores should be your go-to – too!

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Boys & Girls Club builds skills for tomorrow’s leaders

Two Union County schools host the Boys & Girls Clubs: Monroe Middle and East Union Middle.

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Homemakers of Mercy make sure apartments are ready for homeless

It's like one of those home makeover television shows. A poor family gets a renovated dwelling, complete with donated furniture...With a twist

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Power 98 teaming with Salvation Army to help women and children in need

Power 98 FM’s No Limit Larry and the Morning Madhouse are teaming up with The Salvation Army to raise funds for women and children in need.

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Pineville Salvation Army store re-opens after tragic April fire

Salvation Army Store to Reopen Wednesday After Fire that Killed Pineville Firefighter.

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Aramark Names David Stevens Volunteer Of The Year For Volunteer Commitment In Charlotte, NC

Stevens supports numerous organizations and initiatives, most notably, leading Aramark Building Community, the company's global volunteer and philanthropic program...

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Shelter seeks donated play pens to free up beds

The Salvation Army Center of Hope shelter for women and children has an urgent need of portable play pens for babies, so beds can be made available for older children and mothers.

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Helping Feed The Homeless

Mark Garrison went to the Salvation Army Center of Hope where you will find Shelia Tuttle helping feed poor children and their mothers that society has forgotten about.

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Festival of Tables on WCNC

Fun themes and one of a kind centerpieces! Major Debra Broome and table designer, Teri Seidman were on Charlotte Today to discuss The Festival of Tables.

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Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs Name Youth of the Year

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte named East Mecklenburg High junior Courtni Wallace as it “Youth of the Year” for 2015-’16. Wallace, a member of the Belmont Avenue Boys & Girls…

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Charlotte’s neediest see Panthers as their team, too

When Charlotteans gather Sunday to root for the Carolina Panthers, the cheering may be loudest at places where the homeless will be gathered.

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South Carolina Flooding

In the short-term aftermath of the storm, Salvation Army officers and staff will focus primarily on immediate needs providing food, hydration, and emotional and spiritual care to impacted individuals and…

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Cody Zeller

Cody Zeller delivers over 6,000 socks to the Salvation Army Center of Hope today as a part of the Cody Zeller Sock Drive presented by Hanes.

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Buffalo Wild Wings Grant

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte has received a $2,000 grant from Buffalo Wild Wings through its Team Up for Kids mission.

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Salvation Army gets a makeover from Aramark employees

From painting to building and everything in between, over 100 volunteers giving back to their community focused their efforts today on a full makeover of a local Salvation Army Center of Hope.

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From homeless to graduate

Christian Brister will always remember that day (Aug. 26, she says offhand, as if it’s still marked in her calendar) as the day her family moved into a house after four months in a homeless shelter

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A Hardworking Girl with an Inspiring to-do List

She faced a big roadblock the first time she went to Camp Walter Johnson. She was 8 that summer and had to stay in the shallow end of the pool because she couldn’t swim. When she got home to Charlotte,…

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Rise in homeless families predicted during annual count this week

The Center of Hope is over capacity, with 425 women and children, and Room in the Inn says the number of families showing up nightly for beds is up by one-third over the same time last year, from 40 families…

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Salsarita’s donates $2,000 to Summer Camp

Today we celebrated Cinco de Mayo with Wilson's World and Indian Land High School at Salsarita's. Salsarita's donated a check of $2,000 to our Center of Hope homeless shelter for summer camp programming.

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Salvation Army receives anonymous gift of gold

The money collected from the sell of the coin will be used toward summer camp activities at the Boys & Girls Club and toward daily operations at organization’s Center of Hope.

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