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Wake County is a great place to live, work and raise a family. We consistently rank among the nation’s “Best Places for Business and Careers.” It’s easy to see growth and prosperity around almost every corner. What often goes unseen, are those in the shadows of this success.

Everyday, thousands of our neighbors—men, women and children—are in the battle of their lives. Battling hunger. Battling mental illness. Battling to break the bonds of human trafficking. And as our community continues to grow, so too does the need—need that is outpacing our social services resources.

It Takes An Army.

Since 1887, The Salvation Army of Wake County has been helping the least and lost in our community. Providing shelter for the homeless. Relief for those impacted by disaster. Hot meals and food supplies for the hungry. Structured programs for at risk youth. Freedom for those gripped by human trafficking. Sharing the love of Christ to more than 8,000 children every year through the Angel Tree and Christmas programs.

It takes an Army to meet these ever-growing needs. It takes volunteers giving their time. It takes community partners bridging resources. It takes donors like you putting their compassion into action. Join the Army.

How You Can Help

Please join our Army today and a make a Shield Sustainer gift. Do so knowing that nearly 91 cents of every dollar goes directly to serving those in the shadows of success. Make your gift and give them a fighting chance for a better life.

Shield Sustainers Red Shield Society

Shield Sustainer

Become a Shield Sustainer today so that our our neighbors have a better tomorrow. Shield Sustainers make convenient ongoing contributions that are automatically drafted each month. It’s an easy and efficient way to support all The Salvation Army's programs you rely on through secure, automatic monthly payments from your credit card or debit card. This means we’ll deduct your designated contribution from your account until you decide to let us know you’d like to stop or change it.

Shield Sustainer Benefits

  • Sustainers receive special emails with updates about events, volunteer opportunities, and program updates.
  • Sustainers receive less mail from The Salvation Army, and no renewal notices, which means less processing expenses for The Salvation Army, too!
  • As a Shield Sustainer, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that all of the social services and outreach programs our comunity relies on were carry on because of your choice to Shield and Sustain your support.
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Sign up today to make an monthly impact that affects the future and become a Shield Sustainer.

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Red Shield Society

The Red Shield Society is a diverse group of philanthropists committed to making a difference by investing in the social ministries of The Salvation Army of Wake County. The Salvation Army of Wake County is helping thousands of our neighbors—men, women and children—in the battle of their lives. Battling hunger. Battling mental illness. Battling to break the bonds of human trafficking.

When you give a gift of $500 or more to The Salvation Army of Wake County, you help feed, shelter, clothe and encourage the least and the lost among us. Join the Army. Become a member of Red Shield Society by making an annual, or monthly gift that totals one of our four giving levels. As a member of the Red Shield Society, your gift has an immediate, meaningful impact in meeting the most essential needs of our neighbors. 

Join the Red Shield Society

Circle of Compassion ($500 - $999)

  • Receive E-newsletter 
  • Private tours of facilites

Leadership Circle ($1,000 - $2,499)

  • Receive E-newsletter
  • Private tours of facilites
  • Quarterly “Day of Service” opportunities

Shield Ambassador ($2,500 - $4,999)

  • Receive E-newsletter
  • Private tours of facilites
  • Quarterly “Day of Service” opportunities
  • Society breakfast and speaker series

William Booth Society ($5,000 & higher)

  • Receive E-newsletter
  • Private tours of facilites
  • Quarterly “Day of Service” opportunities
  • Society breakfast and speaker series
  • Recognition on Red Shield Society webpage and at annual event