Woodmen of the World donate $300 to Feeding Program!

The Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society are known for community involvement and support. Recently, the local Columbia chapter decided to place focus on local feeding programs and food pantries. Different agencies were selected and funds were raised to support these local initiatives.

The Salvation Army was one of the organizations chosen to receive support. Representatives from Woodmen…

Majors Roger and Melody Coulson honored by Mayor Steve Benjamin and City Council

June 13, 2017 - On their 36th wedding anniversary, Majors Roger and Melody Coulson were honored for their dedicated service as Corps Officers of the Salvation Army of the Midlands for the last 6.5 years. Mayor Steve Benjamin and City Council members presented a plaque and proclaimed Major Roger and Melody Coulson Day!

Doughnut Day is Friday June 2!

What do doughnuts and The Salvation Army have in common?

27 Elementary Students Honored at Leveraging Literacy Reading Program Year-End Ceremony

The Leveraging Literacy Free Afterschool Reading Program recently wrapped up for the school-year with an exciting Year-End Ceremony at The Salvation Army of the Midlands’ Center for Worship and Service. 27 elementary students received certificates…

Midlands Gives is May 2!

Midlands Gives is May 2! Don't forget that The Salvation Army is participating and all donations will impact children and youth in the Midlands.

ALSO - The Salvation Army of the Midlands has received a $1,000 MATCH - your donation will go further because of a generous match!

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Vacation Bible School April 10 - 13

Join us for Vacation Bible School April 10th - 13th starting at 5:30pm

Thanks to Walmart Foundation for Supporting Meals Service to the Homeless

The Walmart Foundation has supported The Salvation Army of the Midlands' Meals Service to the Homeless and Hungry Program with a generous $25,000 donation which was utilized to provide nutritious breakfast, lunch, and supper meals to the homeless at the Transitions homeless recovery center in Columbia, South Carolina. The grant helped to provide more than 15,000 meals. Thank you, Walmart Foundation!

110 Years of Service to People

Since 1906, The Salvation Army of the Midlands has served local people in need. Currently, The Salvation Army provides life-changing programs and services to residents of Richland, Lexington, Fairfield, Newberry, and Kershaw Counties.

Make an Impact. Change a Life. Send a Kid to Camp

The Salvation Army will again this year send local children who are 6-12 years old and experience poverty to five days of respite at Camp Walter Johnson in Denton, North Carolina. Camp Walter Johnson is owned and operated by The Salvation Army and has a trained and compassionate staff. We plan to send 50 children to Camp Walter Johnson in 2016.

Marvin's Story

Marvin knows that he was not the sort of person that could be trusted. He had an incredibly dark past. For 30 years he was a drug dealer, an addict and worse. He would stay high for days at a time and was often in trouble with the law. Still, during a time of incarceration, he knew that something had to change. He could never have anticipated the way that it would happen.

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