Recent Stories

​You Gotta Live Your Religion

On April 13, an EF2 tornado struck a community in Pumpkintown, SC. Hear from our Pickens County Service Center Director, Jim Abbott, about how he and his team responded to the disaster and what they learned from the folks affected by the tornado.

The Salvation Army of Greenville Receives Donation for COVID-19 Relief Services

The Salvation Army of Greenville received $5,000 from the Hargrove Foundation, the charitable link of the Hargrove Family of Companies!

Celebrate National Salvation Army Week With Us!

Join The Salvation Army of Greenville in celebrating the 66th annual National Salvation Army Week on May 11-17, 2020!

The Good Things

Jim Abbott, Pickens County Service Center Director, reminds us to remember the good things during these dark times.

The Salvation Army of Oconee County Serves Those Affected by Tornado

On Monday morning, a tornado tore through the Oconee County community, leaving many people without power, without a home, without food and without hope. Our Oconee County Service Center jumped into action to help those affected by the disaster.

The Salvation Army of Greenville Continues to Provide Services to Those in Need

We are still here! Learn more about how The Salvation Army is serving those in need during these uncertain times.

​No Fear in Love

Jim Abbott, Pickens County Service Center Director, encourages everyone remember God's promises in this uncertain time.

Pickens & Oconee Counties Prepare Service Plans for COVID-19

Read more information about how our Service Centers in Pickens and Oconee Counties will handle services in light of COVID-19.

Safety Statement for COVID-19

Read more about updates at The Salvation Army's shelter campus in light of recent COVID-19 developments.

​The Will of an Individual: A Difficult Ingredient

Transitioning from poverty to independent, self-sufficient living is difficult. Jim Abbott, Pickens County Service Center Director, explains the most common ingredients for success he sees in his clients.

Local Chick-fil-A Donates 754 Meals to Emergency Homeless Shelter

Do the most good, and eat more chicken! Local Chick-fil-A donates 754 meals to our emergency homeless shelters!

Local Businesses Participate in Sweet Desserts Program

This February, do something sweet for others! Join The Salvation Army and local restaurants for the sweetest fundraiser of the year!

Pickens County Christmas 2019: A Body Working Together, Growing in Love

Jim Abbott, Pickens County Service Center Director, recounts the 2019 Christmas season in Pickens County and thanks the donors and volunteers who made it happen!

​Take Me To The River

Jim Abbott, Pickens County Service Center Director, shares encouragement for the new year!

An Empty Space

Story written by and courtesy of Melody Powell.

The Salvation Army ‘Rings’ Toward Fundraising Goal

With just over two weeks left in the Red Kettle Campaign, The Salvation Army is 25 percent toward its campaign goal of $450,000. We need your help!

Community Joins Together to Provide Thanksgiving Lunch

The Salvation Army will provide a Thanksgiving meal for over 300 people in need!

​The Christmas Story

Jim Abbott, Pickens County Service Center Director, reminds us of the true story of Christmas.

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner

The Boys & Girls Club will celebrate Thanksgiving with a special meal on Monday, November 18.

The Salvation Army Kicks Off 2019 Red Kettle Campaign

The Red Kettle Campaign will begin on Friday, November 8, and last until Christmas Eve! This year, The Salvation Army of Greenville hopes to raise over $450,000 through new digital giving options and volunteer bell ringers.

​Homelessness Within a House

Jim Abbott, Pickens County Service Center Director, tells the story of how he and Adam, a young man experiencing homelessness, were able to meet on common ground.

​The Salvation Army Raises $26,000 for Year-Round Programs and Services

Funds were raised at The Salvation Army’s second annual fundraiser and banquet, Light the Path.

​We Hear You, Pickens County: Now We Need You!

Jim Abbott shares the results of his Mission Planning Study. This study will help determine the next steps as Pickens County works toward building an emergency shelter.

​Get Off the Wheel: Let’s Do Something Together

Jim Abbott, Pickens County Service Center Director, encourages the community to serve others as Fall approaches.

​The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Greenville Raises $23,000 Through Superhero 5K

Thank you to all those who supported our Boys & Girls Club's fifth annual Superhero 5K and Fun Run!

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