Entries by Don Felice

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 […]

Elvis is Alive and Helping Kids in Rome, GA

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On February 11, 2016, the Forum in Rome, GA rocked and rolled with the booming voice of Elvis as the Rome Salvation Army Ladies Auxiliary hosted their first annual 50’s Sock Hop fundraiser to benefit The Salvation Army of the greater Rome, GA area children’s programs. Elvis impersonator Duke Edward and his wife Mary, who […]

Olive Garden Donates Unused Food to Salvation Army

A national restaurant chain is doing their part by giving back to the community. Olive Garden implemented the Olive Garden Harvest Program in 2003, donating their unused food to charity. “That’s where we collect wholesome unused food and we donate it on a weekly basis to the local Salvation Army for their soup kitchen,” said […]

The Salvation Army Augusta Honors Volunteers

The Salvation Army of Augusta, GA is celebrating 125 years of service in Georgia by honoring the volunteers who make the Army’s work possible. On Monday, January 25, The Salvation Army highlighted and thanked those who lend their time and more. to the Family Store, Red Kettle bell ringing, soup kitchen, and more. Read more.

Salvation Army of Augusta Shelters During Cold

As the temperatures drop across Georgia, those experiencing homelessness are in desperate need of a warm, dry place to stay. The Salvation Army of Augusta has already found its shelters reaching near-capacity– and in need of resources in order to best help those in need. Read More.

Augusta Gives Tour of Shelter

The Salvation Army of Augusta, GA recently gave a tour of its shelter to help people see the very real need of their neighbors. The Augusta shelter has seen a record high for people asking for a warm meal and a warm bed in its shelter. By opening their doors and showing people exactly where […]