Red kettles. The sound of bells ringing. Piles of warm sweaters to donate.

For many people, these items represent their knowledge of The Salvation Army. Here's a little more about us:

  • We are an international human service agency, which began in London in 1865.
  • The Christian faith shapes our values and is the reason why we serve people from all walks of life.
  • If recipients wish to explore their spirituality, they can opt to attend one of our faith communities that can come alongside and support them.
  • Our organization began serving families in Charlotte in 1904.
  • We offer eight Boys & Girls Clubs in Mecklenburg and Union counties.
  • We serve homeless women and children, including veterans, at the Center of Hope shelter
  • Our other services include a senior-living community, disaster relief, summer camps, and Christmas assistance.

Interested in where you fit? Call 704.334.4731 or email us at salvationarmycharlotte@uss.salvationarmy.org. 

Mission Statement of The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. 

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

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Every day in Mecklenburg and Union counties, The Salvation Army provides hope, care, comfort, guidance, and encouragement to people in need. Whether it…

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We have locations all across Mecklenburg and Union counties. Use our location finder to locate the Center of Hope shelter for women and children, our eight…

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