Who Are We?: Part 1

The first installment of the "Who Are We?" blog series is focused on what we believe to be of upmost importance: the Church. Learn a little bit more about the Church of The Salvation Army, and what we…

Christmas 2015 in Review

As 2015 has finally come to a close, there has hardly been time to reflect on what a great year we have had here at The Salvation Army of Durham! There are too many things to fit in this tiny blog, but…

Durham HOG's Deliver Toys for Christmas

Continuing a 24-year tradition, Durham HOG Chapter 3382 came by The Salvation Army of Durham this weekend to deliver a truckload of toys for our Christmas Angel Tree Program. What a sight it was!

Red Kettle Kickoff Success

If you live in Durham and you hear bells ringing, I promise it's not in your head! The Salvation Army of Durham has officially kicked off our "Ringin' Season" in Durham, Orange, and Person counties. We…

Captain Viera Reflects on South Carolina Flood

Though the initial shock of the South Carolina flooding has begun to wear off, the intense destruction left behind continues to devastate many of the residents in the affected areas. I had the chance to…

Bank of America Awards Food Pantry Grant

During a recent Advisory Board meeting, we were paid a visit by our friends at Bank of America, who stopped by to give us a check for $10,000! We were awarded with this Human Services Grant for our social…

Girl Scout Troops 1152 & 1252 Fill Our Pantry!

The day before we were scheduled to open our Food Pantry, we had pretty bare shelves. That's when Girl Scout Troops 1152 & 1252 came to the rescue. A caravan of Girl Scouts came to our doors, and the bags…

Disaster Relief: Remembering Hurricane Katrina

Captain Robert Viera, now an Officer of The Salvation Army of Durham, led a Disaster Services team from Columbia, South Carolina to Biloxi, Mississippi in 2005, just days after Hurricane Katrina struck…

New Bicycles For The Boys & Girls Club

Some of our kids at The Boys & Girls Club recently received a wonderful gift: brand new bicycles! Our new friends at Biogen and Impact 4 Good worked hard to assemble these bikes, and even got to present…

Christmas is Coming!

Every year, The Salvation Army of Durham serves residents of Durham, Person, and Orange counties presents, clothes and food during the Christmas Season. In 2014 alone, 4,408 adults and children were reached.…