Entries by Jennifer McNaughton

Cowetans helping out after Hurricane Laura

A team from the Newnan Salvation Army Service Center is on the ground in Louisiana helping feed those dealing with and responding to Hurricane Laura. Nancy Langer and Trish Francis deployed last week for Lake Charles, Louisiana, to feed and hydrate first responders and the victims of the hurricane. They hit the road in… Read […]

Managing donations in the age of the coronavirus

The recent months have required seemingly endless adjustments to everyday life, from wearing masks in public spaces to sometimes having to hunt to find such previously mundane purchases as hand sanitizer and household bleach. For local thrift store managers, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought both a boon in donations and some challenges in dealing with […]

Cadets of Salvation

Four addicts on the brink of self-destruction claw their way back to civilization — enduring countless stints in rehab, multiple relapses back into addiction and several overdoses. The program that saved their lives might just ring a bell. You likely know the Salvation Army most from the infamous Christmas Kettle manned by volunteers during the […]

The Salvation Army Raises Nearly $107,000 from Virtual Ambassador’s Ball

The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) celebrated their 120-year anniversary of serving the greater Savannah community and successfully raised $53,468.11 from their virtual Ambassador’s Ball fundraiser last night, Aug. 25, through monetary donations and funds raised through the online auction. These funds were doubled by the generosity of an anonymous donor who matched all donations […]