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Christmas Recap

This year, we served over 900 children in Durham, Orange, and Person counties through our Christmas Angel Tree program. We had over 2,700 volunteer hours logged. We raised over $70,000 through kettle ringing.…

Christmas Kettles

It’s that time of year again! When you hear the bells ringing, you know that Christmas is coming. You may see one of our kettle-ringers standing outside your favorite store, ringing the bell with a smile…

Summer Day Camp & Back to School Celebration!

To say goodbye to Summer and kick off the beginning of the school year, we will host a Community Back to School Day on Saturday, August 18! Our partners will be there to give away free haircuts (for the…

Christmas Already?!

Can you believe that Christmas is just around the corner? Okay, maybe it isn’t, but here at The Salvation Army of Durham, we are already beginning to plan! Each year, we serve hundreds of families in Durham,…

National Donut Day is June 1!

Do you want to help us make National Donut Day a success again this year? We are accepting unopened "DONUTions" at our Corps (909 Liberty Street, Durham NC 27701) on Thursday, May 31 from 9AM-4PM, as we…

Checkers Club at the Boys & Girls Club

​At The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, we want every child to find their place. Some of our Club members have found their place with Mr. Lambert, who coaches a weekly checkers club. Each week, kids…

National Salvation Army Week 2018

This year, we offered something each day from Monday, May 14 - Friday, May 18. From tours of our facility, to cleaning up Long Meadow Park, to customer appreciation day, to special gifts on #FreeFoodFriday,…

Teen Day @ NCCU 2018

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club partnered with NC Central's School of Law once again to host Teen Day 2018, a college prep day designed for teenagers who are interested in learning more about college…

Free Food Fridays!

Families and individuals are welcome to come get a bag of food (or more, depending on household size!) at no cost to them. Durham has a food insecurity rate of 17.9%, with 24.7% of those being children.…

Christmas Is Coming!

Christmas is coming, and we need you to help us bring joy this season! Here are some volunteer needs we have coming up! Email our volunteer coordinator for more information!