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Doing the Most Good with Spring Cleaning

“Donated goods restore lives. At The Salvation Army, we have seen this to be true many times over, shares Major Pete Costas, Area Commander for The Salvation Army of Greenville, Pickens & Oconee Counties. “We have seen local men come to the Rehabilitation Center completely defined by their addiction. Through work-therapy, mentoring sessions and spiritual counseling, these men have entered back into society a few months later with a career path established, goals set, and freedom from any substance abuse. Donations to the Family Stores are critical in providing the funding necessary for operating this life-changing program.”

Meet those on the Front Lines

March is National Social Worker Month! We asked our Social Ministries team to talk about their daily roles, what motivates them, and the impact working in social service has made on their own lives.

The Salvation Army Announces Family Store Ribbon Cutting

The Salvation Army of Greenville is a recipient of Flour Corporation's Golf for Greenville charity funds. The awarded funds received by The Salvation Army have been designated to provide renovations to the Rutherford Street Family Store. Renovations taking place include new floors, repainted walls and an improved store layout.

The Age of Service

"Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity." 1 Timothy 4:12

Revelations After a Year with The Salvation Army

Development Director, Rachel Wilkes, reflects on her first year of work with The Salvation Army.

Initial Development of Five Year Strategic Plan Begins

The development of a long-term plan for the Greenville Area Command will ensure that needs continue to be met for The Salvation Army’s 36,000+ local individuals served.

Local Businesses Share Sweet Desserts to Help Others

Help those in need while enjoying a delicious treat!

The Salvation Army Thanks Local Businesses

The Salvation Army is grateful to the many local businesses who have conducted a variety of drives during the holiday and cold weather season in order to bring warmth and joy to those in need.

Thanks to You, Greenville

The photos used for the "Thanks to You" campaign are of local individuals we know by name. We have seen their stories in the making- stories of homelessness, stories of once being lost, now found through salvation. These stories are real and exist in Greenville.

Christmas toy assistance registration deadline is quickly approaching!

Applicants wishing to receive Christmas toy assistance must complete three classes with the Greenville County Library System and schedule their registration appointment by September 30.