Mary was a young wife and mother who was married to her best friend. They first met when they were just five years old. After he finished school, he enlisted and joined the Marine Corps. His decision to…
This time of year is one of my favorites. Even though we didn’t exactly have a cold winter here in the Carolinas this year, there is something rejuvenating about when the weather turns the corner and begins…
"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.
"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.
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.