Boy Scouts collect more than 2 tons of food for Salvation Army

February 12, 2017 (ROME, GA) – Boy Scouts from more than a dozen units in Floyd, Polk and Chattooga counties collected more than 4,300 pounds of food from residents in their counties Saturday. The Floyd County units contributed their food to The Salvation Army for the first time this year. “This has already become a […]

Salvation Army takes ‘canteens’ to the streets to serve meals

February 2, 2017 (ALBANY, GA) — It’s always said breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That’s why every morning for the past week and a half, volunteers at the Salvation Army have started their day in the kitchen. On the menu for breakfast this week are sausage biscuits, fresh from the oven, individually […]

The Good Work in South Georgia Continues

January 26, 2017 – (ALBANY, GA) – Three days after tornadoes ripped through South Georgia, the whirl and buzz of chainsaws continue to mix with the smell of freshly cut pine trees in the hardest hit areas of Albany, GA.  Residents in affected areas are still coming to grips with the devastation as they work […]

Salvation Army’s Albany disaster relief outreach gets helping hand from Phillip Phillips

January 25, 2017 (ALBANY, GA) — The tornado that struck southeast Albany on Sunday afternoon has brought in an outpouring of support from all walks of life, from the everyday citizen to well-known city leaders and even an American Idol. The Salvation Army’s disaster relief vehicle, joined by “American Idol” winner and chart-topping recording artist […]

Serving South Georgia: Doing the Most Good Where It is Needed Most

January 24, 2017 – (ALBANY, GA) – Never is the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army felt so strongly by those who serve and are served, then when they converge in the aftermath of personal and community tragedy.  As South Georgia is still in search and rescue mode after Sunday’s severe tornadoes, The Salvation […]

Devastating Storms Hit South Georgia

January 23, 2017 (ALBANY, GA) – A weekend of devastating storms tore across the southeastern U.S. taking in its wake the lives of 15 Georgians. In response, The Salvation Army of Georgia deployed five of its mobile feeding units (canteens) to provide aid and support for first responders and those affected by the storms. Additional […]

Salvation Army of Savannah takes in more guests during cold weekend

SAVANNAH, GA (January 8, 2016) – When it’s too cold to stay outside, most people spend the day at home, but for many in Savannah, that isn’t always an option. The Salvation Army of Savannah worked hard through the weekend to help those who didn’t have a place to stay, find somewhere warm so they […]

AAMCO St. Marys helps a neighbor in need

ST. MARYS, GA (January 3, 2016) – The Salvation Army of St Marys would like to recognize AAMCO Transmissions & Total Car Care of St Marys, Georgia as the first “Be a Shield” partner! As a partner, AAMCO generously donated a vehicle inspection and associated repairs to Debra Duckworth, a Pathway of Hope client. Through […]

Bainbridge community rallies for best red kettle bell drive yet

BAINBRIDGE, GA (December 30, 2016) – The Salvation Army set a new record this holiday season for the most money raised in Decatur County by their Red Kettle Campaign, according to Director Stacey Warren. In November, the head of the Salvation Army Christmas Committee Charles Tyson announced that they had set an attainable goal of […]

Atlanta’s Salvation Army agrees Ezekiel Elliott’s kettle celebration was “perfect”

ATLANTA, GA (December 19, 2016) –Forget the bells. Ezekiel Elliott is all the Salvation Army needed to convince people to drop a few coins in the kettle this year. Elliott’s touchdown celebration in the giant Salvation Army kettle on Sunday has been dubbed one of the best celebrations in the NFL, and it has helped […]