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Meet the Two Boomers Beyond Expectations

If you stop by The Salvation Army’s Worship Center on any given Tuesday morning you’ll hear the Fellowship Hall bustling with noise. There, you will find more than 50 senior citizens gathered for fellowship and fun. It’s all part of The Salvation Army’s Boomer’s and Beyond program.

Celebrating 150 Years!

They danced, they sang, and everyone celebrated the 150th Anniversary of The Salvation Army in Greensboro’s City Center Park on Saturday. Salvation Army Commands and Corps from all around the Triad came to join in the historical commemoration.

Join Us to Celebrate 150 Years of Service

The Salvation Army is celebrating National Salvation Army Week this week with a series of events across the country. Each event encourages Americans to donate to or volunteer with The Salvation Army, representing the original intent of President Dwight D. Eisenhower when he declared the first National Salvation Army Week in 1954.

Do You Remember That Summer?

It’s that time of year when students are getting antsy. They’re in the final stretch and can hardly wait to hear the bell ring on the last day of school. For them, that’s the official start to summer. For the staff at The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs of Greensboro, it’s time to kick things into high gear for summer day camp at the clubs. They’re working hard to provide a summer camp experience that will last a lifetime.

These Boys and Girls Will Amaze You!

They impressed us with their poise, they infected us with their laughter, and amazed us with their vision for the Great Future that lies ahead for them. The members of The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs of Greensboro were the highlight of the Great Futures Stakeholders held on April 30, 2015 at The Empire Room.

What is The Salvation Army doing to help in Nepal?

The India Eastern Territory, which oversees Salvation Army work in Nepal, is currently sourcing food, water and other essentials, which it hopes to transport by road – although the damage caused by the earthquake to major routes is making this very difficult.

Meet the People Changing Lives in Greensboro

Last week we joined other nonprofits from around the country to celebrate National Volunteer Week. Each day we shared the stories of people who dedicate their time, talents, and energy to making a difference through their volunteer work with The Salvation Army of Greensboro.

60 People That Are Vital to The Salvation Army of Greensboro

All week we’ve celebrated National Volunteer Week by sharing the stories of the people who inspire us by their desire to make a difference in our community. We’ve been moved by the generosity of their time and support. We are grateful for each and every volunteer who helps the programs and services of The Salvation Army of Greensboro.

She Spends Her Friday Nights With The Homeless

For the past 10 years, NightWatch volunteers have spent their Friday nights hitting the streets of Greensboro in search of the homeless. The volunteers come from church and civic groups and get together twice monthly. They gather in prayer and then take food, blankets, hygiene kits, Bibles, and the love of Jesus Christ to different areas of the city. Going in teams, they seek to visit the homeless wherever they are -- on the street, in the woods, under bridges.

From the Basketball Court to the Classroom

We are proud of how well members of The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Greensboro are doing academically. Many are outperforming their classmates, their peers in the Guilford County Schools, and students across North Carolina. That success comes in part thanks to the volunteers who work one on one with the students who need additional help.