Anchor the Army

While many of our citizens are thriving and enjoying life on the water, other citizens of Carteret County, many of them retirees and service industry employees, are not faring as well.

Hope for Our Neighbors

  • 1 in 5 Morehead City residents lives in poverty
  • 1 in 5 Carteret County residents is over the age of 65
  • Single parent households are increasing
  • Since 1960, this area has been struck by no fewer than 95 hurricanes with varying degrees of destruction.

Help Anchor the Army in Carteret County

For the past 26 years, The Salvation Army of Carteret County has served as a resource and an anchor of hope for our neighbors struggling with poverty, hunger, job loss, addiction, and natural disasters.

The Salvation Army of Carteret County ministers to many with the most basic needs — food, utilities, mortgage/rent assistance, clothing and life skills training — as well as spiritual care. Even more residents of Carteret County depend on the Salvation Army when a natural disaster strikes, providing food, clothing, cleaning supplies, ahelping hand and counseling. We do this because it is our mission “to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.”

A Permanent Anchor

The Salvation Army has an opportunity to be permanently anchored in the heart of Morehead City, at the corner of Church and Bridges. This new facility will be more spacious, more welcoming and better equipped to provide care for the community. We need you to help “Anchor the Army” in Carteret County.