Entries by Don Felice

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott on kettle hop: ‘It’s the perfect celebration’

ARLINGTON, TX (December 19, 2016) – Ezekiel Elliott won’t soon forget his franchise-record-setting 13th rushing touchdown of his rookie season. Neither will anybody else given how much it will be replayed in the future. The Dallas Cowboys running back celebrated by jumping into an oversized Salvation Army red kettle in the end zone during the […]

Marines Bring Donations to Thomasville Salvation Army

THOMASVILLE, GA (December 16, 2016) – Friday night, The Salvation Army is gathering hundreds of toys, boxes of food, and bags of clothing for families in need in the Thomasville area. While The Salvation Army has filled almost every request for those in need this Christmas, the Marines are stepping in to make sure not […]

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign aims for donations

WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports ALBANY, GA (December 15, 2016) – South Georgians are displaying their Christmas spirit with generous donations at the Salvation Army’s red kettles. Volunteer bell ringers are standing outside all of the major shopping spots in metro Albany raising money for the Salvation Army. People of all ages are donating […]

Salvation Army picks up tab for leftover angel tree children

SAVANNAH, GA (December 15, 2016) – The Salvation Army in Savannah provides Christmas to roughly 3,000 children each year, most of which are on their angel trees. Many children will get “adopted”, but some will not, usually because of their age. “Everyone likes different things. The older they get, the tougher it is,” Major Phil […]

Albany fraternity works to keep children in need warm

WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports ALBANY, GA (December 14, 2016) – For the 11th year in a row, an Albany fraternity is making sure that children in need stay warm. The men of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity presented 50 new winter coats to the Albany Salvation Army on Wednesday. Every year, the fraternity buys […]

Red Kettle drive in full swing

DALTON, GA (December 13, 2016) – Many northwest Georgia families are helped year-round by the Salvation Army of Whitfield, Murray and Gordon Counties, but Capt. Douglas McClure says the Christmas season is the time when most of the needed funds are raised. Kiwanis Club of Dalton members help the Salvation Army with volunteer hours by […]

Salvation Army bell ringers needed

NEWNAN, GA (December 9, 2016) – The ting-a-ling of a Salvation Army bell ringing is one of the unmistakable signs of Christmas. You can be a part of this Christmas tradition between now and Christmas Eve in Coweta. The Salvation Army has permission to post bell ringers at a number of local stores, but many […]

The Salvation Army Provides Support Following Americus Shooting

AMERICUS, GA (December 8, 2016) – The Salvation Army provided hot coffee, snacks and hydration to incident responders at the Police Command Center late into the night and early hours following the shooting of two law enforcement officers in Americus, Georgia. At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, Georgia Southwestern State University was put […]

11Alive Can-A-Thon fills Salvation Army pantries with 280,000 cans

ATLANTA, GA (December 2, 2016) – Can-a-thon 2016 skyrocketed over its goals for the year on Friday with a collection of more than 280,000 cans at four metro Atlanta locations. Locals and organizations alike turned out to donate canned goods at Turner Field, Cumberland Mall, the Infinite Energy Arena in Gwinnett County and the Forum […]