Wake County Blog

One Girl's Experience On The Run

Ana Harris, a 10 year old with curly hair and glasses – whose favorite subject is math, started coming to The Salvation Army Community Center’s After School Program in August of 2013. Most of her fellow school mates come to the Community Center as well. Here they are greeted each day by the staff, receive help with homework and participate in a number of different activities. Ana immediately comments on the counselors, “they’re nice. They express how God created the world, and it’s nice.” She likes all of the different opportunities and clubs that are offered, including Girls on the Run.

Steward's Fund Challenge

Double Your Impact March-April by Helping Us Raise $100,000 for the Steward's Fund Challenge.

Community Partners Come Together to Send Homeless Children to Summer Camp

The Salvation Army’s Project CATCH and others Hosts Informative Meeting for Parents

Cary Oil & Newly Commissioned Director Join the FIGHT Against Human Trafficking

Cary Oil Donates $12,500 to Project FIGHT as its Director is Appointed as a State Commissioner

Volunteers, You Make the Difference.

You staffed the Angel Trees, rang the bell, stuffed stockings, organized toy drives, gave out coats, set up the Toy Shop, and assisted parents with picking out toys. Because of you, over 3,900 families were helped this Christmas!

Project FIGHT Club Meeting & Training

Learn how you can FIGHT human trafficking.

Project FIGHT's Prayer Walk

During National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, take a walk in a victim's shoes.

One Weekend Can Make a Magical Christmas for 2,318 Children

With its Christmas Gift Distribution a little over a week away, The Salvation Army of Wake County still needs community members to “adopt” and provide for nearly 2,318. Though corporate and online adoptions have increased, the need has also increased from the previous year. December 6-9 is the final weekend that the Angel Trees at the malls and is also the weekend of Walmart’s Fill the Truck Event. The Salvation Army is hopeful that the next few days will make the difference for the 2,318 children on Christmas day.

Project CATCH: Brunch with Santa

Join us for the "Santa Claus is Coming" to Mandolin brunch on December 7th from 10:30 - 2:30 p.m.! This brunch will benefit the Salvation Army's Project CATCH (Community Action Targeting Children who are Homeless) Program.

Giving Tuesday

We've all heard of "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday", when shoppers take to the stores and go online to purchase gifts for their loved ones. This year, be a part of "Giving Tuesday", and purchase gifts for those in our community who otherwise wouldn't have a gift to open this Christmas!

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