The Salvation Army Cans & Fans and Bottled Water Drive For Those in Need

May 19, 2017 (AUGUSTA, GA) –The Salvation Army’s annual Cans, Fans & Bottled Water Drive will be taking place this Saturday, May 20th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Employees and volunteers of the Salvation Army will be stationed in front of the North Augusta Wal-Mart accepting donations of canned food, electric fans and bottled […]

‘Flip Flop Drop’ for the homeless at the Salvation Army in Savannah

WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports May 11, 2017 (SAVANNAH, GA) – Local teens making a difference one pair of flip flops and one clean shower at a time. Thursday, 1,000 pairs of shower shoes were donated to the Salvation Army in Savannah. This, thanks to 12 teens who have been raising money to help the homeless. […]

The Salvation Army Responds to Call to Help West Mims Firefighters

The Salvation Army responded to a request from Charlton County local emergency management authorities in Georgia to provide food and hydration to firefighters battling a fire spreading beyond the Okefenokee swamp and threatening residents of St. George and Folkston, Georgia.  The West Mims fire has already burned more 140,000 acres in the area. More than […]

Salvation Army to lose major revenue source after storm damage

May 9, 2017 (GARDEN CITY, GA) – Damage done in a matter of minutes will now take months to fix a much-needed revenue source for the Salvation Army of Savannah. The Salvation Army’s Garden City store location was damaged in last week’s tornado alongside several business on Highway 80. The store was not hit by […]

Salvation Army campaign coming to Newnan

May 7, 2017 (NEWNAN, GA) – The Salvation Army’s Whole World Mobilizing campaign is coming to Newnan next week. The mobilizing march involves transporting a Salvation Army flag and a canteen. “The canteen and the flag are traveling all around the state,” said Larry Repass, chairman of the local Salvation Army Advisory Council and – […]

Calhoun, Cornwell honored for years of service

April 21, 2017 (NEWNAN, GA) – Dr. Robert Calhoun and Cecil Cornwell have been honored by the Salvation Army for their years of service as members of the Newnan advisory council. Calhoun and Cornwell received plaques during the Salvation Army’s Newnan Service Center annual banquet on March 17. Calhoun received the lifetime member designation, and Cornwell […]

The Salvation Army of Griffin Hosts Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

(Adapted with permission from an article by Thomas Hoefer of the Griffin Daily News) April 10, 2017 (GRIFFIN, GA) – The Griffin, Georgia Salvation Army hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at the Kiwanis Center of Griffin, recognizing the many groups and individuals that contributed to their success in 2016. With the help of dedicated […]

TSA Responds to I-85 Bridge Collapse

The Salvation Army Responds to I-85 Bridge Collapse

ATLANTA, GA (March 31, 2017) – The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Command responded to a collapsed bridge on I-85 caused by an extensive fire by serving over 200 meals, snacks, and drinks to emergency personnel. A Salvation Army canteen (mobile feeding kitchen) from the Metro Atlanta Area Command’s Red Shield Shelter was deployed on site […]

The Salvation Army celebrates volunteers, mission

March 21, 2017 (ROME, GA) -The Salvation Army is celebrating 130 years of service in Rome this year as well as the organization’s mission of hope, which is spread through its volunteers and workers. During a dinner and awards ceremony at Berry College’s Krannert Center Monday evening, workers, volunteers and donors gathered together to honor […]

Salvation Army recognizes Lem Griffin

March 20, 2017 (ALBANY, GA) – All members of the Advisory Board of the Albany Corps of the Salvation Army work as one to serve the community. On Monday, however, it was time to recognize one board member — Lemuel Griffin — for his extraordinary work spanning more than two decades. Griffin was presented with […]