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When you support The Salvation Army, you are making a difference in the lives of people in Lee County, NC. The Salvation Army is committed to using funds locally to support vital programs to help those in need.

Make a Financial Gift

Donate Financially online or call us at 1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769). Checks may be made payable to The Salvation Army and sent to 507 North Steele St. Sanford, NC 27330.

Make a Donation to our Family Store

We are happy to receive your donations of lightly-worn clothing and other household items at our Family Store (305 South Steele St. Sanford, NC 27330). For more information, call 919-776-2769.

Store Hours: Tuesday- Saturday (10:00 am- 4:00 pm)

Donations: Tuesday- Saturday (10:00 am- 3:00 pm)

Closed on Mondays

Donate a Vehicle

Visit our vehicle donation page for more information about how donating a vehicle can help change lives.

Make a Planned Gift

There are many gift types that can help establish a Legacy of Love that will directly benefit those that The Salvation Army helps. For those options, please click here and email our Planned Giving Director for more information.


For information about volunteering with us, please call 919-718-1717 or click HERE to sign up.

Get Help

If you are in need of support, there are many ways The Salvation Army may be able to help. Please feel free to contact us about the services below:

  • Food Pantry: Mon.- Thurs. (9:00 am- Noon & 1:00- 4:00 pm)
  • Rent, Utilities Emergency Assistance (print the application and return to our office)
  • Clothing Vouchers: Tuesdays at 9:00 am
  • Project CATCH: serving families experiencing homelessness
  • Project FIGHT: if you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking- GET HELP HERE
  • GED Program
  • Christmas Assistance - registration begins on Monday, October 4th at 9:00 am
  • Disaster Relief
  • Community Resources

Spiritual Help

Our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. It would be an honor to pray with you and share with you about Jesus today!

Contact Us

The Salvation Army of Lee County
507 North Steele St. (located inside The Mann Center)
Sanford, NC 27330
919-718-1717 or

Hours: Monday- Thursday (9:00 am- Noon & 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm)
Closed on Fridays

Service Center Staff:
  • Pam Hooker- Caseworker
  • Darla Shoults- Navigation Center Coordinator
  • Chris Hagins- Service Center Helper
  • Tracy Staley- Service Center Director

Upcoming Events:

Christmas JOY Program Registration begins October 4th

2021 Christmas JOY Registration

Participating families who register for The Salvation Army Christmas JOY Program will register for clothing and toys.
The program helps provide Christmas presents to those families who are in financial need with
children ages 0-12. The items you receive are not guaranteed and are based on donations received.


Registration link:

Registration will go live on Monday, October 4th at 9:00 am and will remain open until our program is full.

At the bottom of the home page, you will click “No” for the Invitation Code and then enter your Zip Code. The Zip Code you enter must match your proof of Lee County address.

You must upload the following documents when completing the online application:

  • Photo ID (for yourself, you must be the parent or have proof you are the legal guardian for the children.)
  • Proof of current Lee County address, if different from your photo ID.
  • Proof that you are the parent or legal guardian of each child you are registering. Document(s) must have your name and the name of each child you are registering. (Birth Certificate, Shot Record, or School Record). The document must also have the child’s “Date of Birth” on it.

Other Information:

  • You will need to know clothing and shoe sizes for each child and three toys your child would like for Christmas. Xbox, PlayStation, cell phones, etc. may not be requested. Bikes may be requested, but are at the discretion of the sponsor.
  • There is also a place to put in a favorite category which could be anything your child is into like a specific color, movie, character, sports team, etc.
  • Only reasonable requests will be considered.
  • Children must be age 12 or younger on December 25, 2020, to be registered.

After our staff has reviewed your application, you will receive an email with a time to drive-thru and pick-up your gifts at First Presbyterian Church of Sanford (203 Hawkins Ave. Sanford) on Friday, December 10th.

If you are having difficulty completing the online application, you may call 919-718-1717 for assistance. Please note that our staff do not speak Spanish.

You may only sign up for The Salvation Army Christmas JOY Program if you have not registered for Christmas assistance from another agency.

Registro de Christmas "JOY" 2021

Las familias participantes que se inscriban en el programa The Salvation Army Christmas "JOY" se inscribirán para ropa y juguetes.

El programa ayuda a proporcionar regalos de Navidad a aquellas familias que tienen necesidades económicas con niños(as) de 0 a 12 años. Los artículos que recibe no están garantizados y se basan en las donaciones recibidas.


El enlace de registro es:

El registro comenzará el lunes 4 de octobre a las 9:00 am y permanecerá abierto hasta que nuestro programa esté completo.

En la parte de abajo de la página de inicio, haga clic en "No" para el código de invitación y luego ingrese su código postal. El código postal que ingrese debe coincidir con su comprobante de dirección del condado de Lee.

Debe cargar los siguientes documentos al completar la solicitud en línea:

  • Identificación con foto (para usted, debe ser el padre o la madre o tener prueba de que es el tutor legal de los niños).
  • Prueba de la dirección actual del condado de Lee, si es diferente a su identificación con fotografía.
  • Prueba de que es el padre o tutor legal de cada niño que está registrando. Los documentos deben tener su nombre y el nombre de cada niño que está registrando. (Certificado de nacimiento, registro de vacunas o registro escolar). El documento también debe tener la "Fecha de nacimiento" del niño.

Otra información:

  • Necesitará saber las tallas de ropa y zapatos de cada niño y tres juguetes que a su niño le gustaría para Navidad. No se pueden solicitar Xbox, PlayStation, teléfonos móviles, etc. Se pueden solicitar bicicletas, pero quedan a discreción del patrocinador.
  • También hay un lugar para colocar en una categoría favorita que podría ser cualquier cosa que le guste a su hijo, como un color, película, personaje, equipo deportivo, etc.
  • Solo se considerarán solicitudes razonables.
  • Los niños deben tener 12 años o menos el 25 de diciembre de 2020 para registrarse.

Después de que nuestro personal haya revisado su solicitud, recibirá un correo electrónico con la hora para llevar y recoger sus regalos en la Primera Iglesia Presbiteriana de Sanford (203 Hawkins Ave. Sanford) el viernes 10 de diciembre.

Si tiene dificultades para completar la solicitud en línea, puede llamar al 919-718-1717 para obtener ayuda. Tenga en cuenta que nuestro personal no habla español.

Solo puede inscribirse en el programa The Salvation Army Christmas "JOY" si no se ha inscrito para recibir asistencia de Navidad de otra agencia.

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Locations in Lee County

Administrative & Social Service Office

507 N Steele St
Sanford, NC 27330

Phone: (919) 718-1717

Hours: Monday- Thursday (9:00 am- Noon & 1:00 pm- 4:00 PM)

Closed on Fridays

Family Store

305 S Steele St
Sanford, NC 27330

Phone: (919) 776-2769

Store Hours: Tuesday- Saturday (10:00 am- 4:00 pm)

Donations: Monday- Saturday (10:00 am- 3:00 pm)

Closed on Mondays (open for donations only)

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