We Serve Because We Love

And even with such an inspirational agenda, why we do what we do can get lost. It’s clear that we want to accomplish a lot but it’s also important for us to share why we do it.

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We Serve Because We Love

02:34 PM • Tuesday, January 3, 2017

This year, we absolutely want you to know what we are able to do. When you choose to support The Salvation Army, we want you to be able to see the positive, tangible results. But we also want you to know…

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01:06 PM • Wednesday, November 23, 2016

If you knew you could make a difference, would you try? If you could choose the way to impact those in your community who were most in need of help, what would that be?

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Make Christmas Bright

03:27 PM • Monday, November 21, 2016

Sometimes, people ask us how we can still be joyful during the holidays. After all, The Salvation Army, our staff and volunteers, and our officers carry a significant weight. We know that it's important…

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He Sets Us Free

The idea that men and women can be free of their need for alcohol and drugs was foundational to General William Booth's vision for The Salvation Army. His heart broke for them. He committed his life and energy to helping redeem the lives of these people that he loved.

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Our Financial Track Record

The Salvation Army is well-known for making efficient use of the resources that are entrusted to us. Last year in the Carolinas, approximately 88 cents of every dollar spent were invested in our Corps Community Centers and Social Services programs — only 12 cents were spent on fundraising and management expenses. When you give, you can be sure that we are looking for the most effective ways to put your resources to work.

For more information, our annual report is available to read online or via a PDF download.

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Homeless man sleeping on sidewalk

"I've been homeless for two years and have nowhere else to go. Can you help me?"

Knowing that a sense of safety and security is critical to a person's well-being, in many communities, a core service of The Salvation Army is to provide housing and sheltering programs. When individuals are freed from concerns about their basic needs, they have more opportunity to thrive.

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Salvation Army Officer praying with woman

"I don't know what else to do except to ask for prayer and for help."

The Salvation Army grew from the passion of a Methodist preacher in London, England to a worldwide organization dedicated to providing for all of a person's needs including needs relating to growing in their faith. We believe that the prayers of those who cry out to God will be answered.

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Portrait of a woman

"I just need some
help to get back
on my feet."

Many of the people that we meet every day simply need help getting back on their feet. Some have fallen under difficult circumstances. Some have lost a job or a loved one. Some struggle with addiction. In all cases, we believe that all people deserve dignity, respect, and the opportunity for a second chance.

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