The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte Press Releases

Serving Mecklenburg and Union Counties since 1904

8/2/18: Belk and King of Pops Partner with Boys & Girls Club of Greater Charlotte to Make Giving Sweet!

On Saturday, August 4 from 1 – 5 p.m., King of Pops will be handing out 200 free popsicles at SouthPark Mall.

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7/2/18: Charlotte Mechanical and The Salvation Army Announce New Partnership for 8th Annual Charlotte Coat Drive

Charlotte Mechanical announced today that they will be partnering with The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte for their 8th annual Charlotte Coat Drive.

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6/11/18: Mecklenburg Shelters not receiving Emergency Food and Shelter Program Federal Funding

On May 18, Mecklenburg County received the disappointing news that it did not meet the established thresholds to receive Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) funding from the Federal Emergency Management…

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3/29/18: Monroe Teen Named Boys & Girls Club "Youth of the Year"

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs in Union County announced the winner of its 2017-18 Youth of the Year competition – Tamya Austin – on March 29 at a special breakfast event. The Youth of the Year…

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3/1/18: LOCAL TEEN NAMED “YOUTH OF THE YEAR” FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Tatiana Aguilar, a senior International Baccalaureate student at Myers Park High School, was also the 2017 local and state Boys & Girls Club “Youth of the Year”

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2/20/18: 30th Annual Festival of Tables to Raise Funds to Address Economic Mobility and Family Stability

Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Event raising funds for college scholarships for at-risk youth and critical programs for the homeless

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2/13/18: Ross Dress for Less to Help Local Kids

Every year, nearly four million young people across the nation are served by Boys & Girls Clubs. To celebrate these extraordinary efforts, Ross Stores, Inc. announced that it is partnering with Boys &…

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10/24/17: 2018 NASCAR HOF INDUCTEE RAY EVERNHAM TO SPEAK AT ANNUAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUB DINNER

Ray Evernham, longtime crew chief for Jeff Gordon and part of the 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee class, will speak at the annual Steak & Burger Dinner to benefit The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs…

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10/19/17: THE SALVATION ARMY OF GREATER CHARLOTTE IS IN NEED OF VOLUNTEER BELL RINGERS

Bells will soon be ringing across Charlotte signaling the start of the Christmas season. The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte is preparing for its iconic annual Red Kettle campaign, and it’s in need…

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9/11: The Salvation Army Deploying to Florida Following Hurricane Irma

While the Carolinas may be dodging the worst from Hurricane Irma, The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte is deploying its mobile feeding kitchen to Florida to assist those impacted the most. The “canteen”…

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9/5/17: Second Annual "Shaq's Tackles for Kids"

For the second consecutive year, linebacker Shaq Thompson is leading an effort to raise funds and awareness for the local Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs. “Shaq Thompson’s Tackles for Kids” is a pledge…

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8/15/17: Lowe's in Charlotte Launches in-store donation campaign

From now until Sept. 5, Lowe’s customers in Charlotte can donate $1, $5 or $10 at the register to help support The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte.

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5/22/17: Rise Biscuits Donuts To Donate 10%

Rise Biscuits Donuts To Donate 10% of Sales to the Salvation Army for National Donut Day, Friday, June 2

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7/27/18: SCOTT CLARK AUTO GROUP DONATES $10,000 TO LOCAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS

On Tuesday, Scott Clark Auto Group announced a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte designed to make an impact in the lives of local youth. Scott Clark and his staff presented a…

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11/12/18: Crazy Good Gifts

Neiman Marcus Charlotte has partnered with the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Greater Charlotte to launch its annual Crazy Good Gift Collection. The local Boys & Girls Clubs will receive a $5,000…

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4/19/17: We Speak Hope Week

The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte to launch week of hope on May 8

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4/3/17: BGC Youth of the Year Wins State Competition

Tatiana Aguilar, a member of the Marsh Road Boys & Girls Clubs will go on to Southeast Regional Competition

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