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Augusta Kroc Center Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

Augusta, GA (August 3, 2016) – Five years ago this week, Salvation Army Augusta unveiled its brand-new, state-of-the-art Kroc Center. Built from funds donated by Joan Kroc, the widow of McDonalds founder Ray Kroc, as well as those raised by the community, people in the area had a difficult time wrapping their heads around what […]

Starbucks and The Salvation Army Kick Off 2nd Annual School Supply Drive

Atlanta, GA (July 11, 2016)– Starbucks and The Salvation Army in Metro Atlanta are partnering to help provide local students with much needed school supplies during their 2016 “Back 2 School Supply Drive” campaign. The campaign will serve families in need by helping kids from across Atlanta gear up for a successful academic year while […]

Augusta Salvation Army Shelter at an “All-Time High” as Temperatures Rise

This past weekend welcomed temperatures in the triples digits, causing lots of Augusta’s homeless population to look for a place to escape the heat. Read more…

New Salvation Army Captains Settling In

Rome’s Salvation Army Corps has new captains in Jason and Melissa Smith, who along with their two children, Jadon, 7, and Hannah, 4, are finding Rome to be quite the welcoming community. Read more…

Salvation Army of Augusta Gets New Area Commanders

Capts. Philip and Elaine Canning came on board last week as the area commanders for the local chapter. Read more…

Beat the Heat Ride

Augusta, GA bikers revved up their engines for the annual “beat the heat” ride for families in need. Read more…

Atlanta Salvation Army hosts Mother’s Day brunch for homeless moms

The Georgia Mothers of American Mothers Association hosted the free treat Sunday at The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Services Shelter, located at 469 Marietta St. Read more…

Kelly Rowland visits Atlanta Boys & Girls Club

Singer and actress Kelly Rowland has teamed up with Claritin on a tour of Boys & Girls Clubs locations in various cities, and made a homecoming stop at the Salvation Army Bellwood Boys and Girls Club on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in Atlanta. Read more…

2015 Rome, GA Volunteer of the Year – Hannah Payne

Rome, GA – On May 3 during an assembly at Unity Christian School, Captain Douglas McClure  presented the 2015 Volunteer of the Year award to Hannah Payne. Hannah is a junior at UCS and very active in her church, Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church. Hannah’s youth leader, Benjie Mathis, said,  “Hannah is an outstanding student, […]

Salvation Army Store Opens in North Augusta

The Salvation Army of Augusta celebrated the grand opening of its new Family Store in North Augusta with a ribbon cutting on Friday. The new 10,000 square foot store is located at 1751 Knox Ave. in North Augusta, SC. Proceeds from sales in the new store will be used to fund programs that help people […]