The Salvation Army Christmas Center

9315 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28262
New location in the old Kohl's building, across from UNC Charlotte.


Christmas Assistance for Children

The Salvation Army Angel Tree program is a need base program for children ages 0 to 12 years old in Mecklenburg and Union counties.

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Christmas for Senior Citizens

Looking for help with presents this year? The Salvation Army Silver Bells program is a need based Christmas assistance program for seniors age 62+ who live in Mecklenburg and Union counties. 

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Registracion de Angel Tree

El programa de Angel Tree (Arbol de Angeles) del Ejercíto de Salvación (The Salvation Army) es un programa basada en necesidad, para niños de edades 0 a 12, en los condados de Mecklenburg y Union.

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Charlotte Angel Request

If your company or group is looking to help (10 or more) children and seniors with presents this year, please complete a form to request Angels and Silver Bells from The Salvation Army.

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Magical Toy Drive

Each year The Salvation Army partners with WCNC (NBC Charlotte) to collect toys for children registered for the Angel Tree program. These new toys are used to provide Christmas to children across our community. If you're looking to collect toys for the Magical Toy Drive, please fill out a barrel request form.

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Charlotte Backpack Request

School supplies are needed all year long. Please complete a form, If you want to provide backpacks filled with school supplies and books this holiday season.

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Christmas Volunteering

Volunteer at the Christmas Center, or Angel Tree tables at area malls, where shoppers pick angels and return donations.

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Red Kettle Campaign

Your donation will be used to support women and children, experiencing homelessness at the Center of Hope, youth programs at our Boys & Girls Clubs, and help your neighbors in need this holiday season.

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Register To Ring

Now is the time to book your spot to ring at the kettle. Volunteers are needed to ring all day from 10am-6pm. This is a fantastic way for groups to team build and create a competition among your colleagues, and friends. 

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Empty Stocking Fund

The Charlotte Observer has sponsored the Empty Stocking Fund since about 1920. All money contributed goes to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Center, which buys toys, food, clothing and gift cards for families.

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