Entries by Jennifer McNaughton

In Georgia, making face masks is a labor of love

With COVID-19 showing no signs of letting up, reusable face masks are in demand more than ever. A group in Georgia shows everyone can have a part creating the fabric protective coverings, even those who don’t sew. “There are a lot of fantastic volunteers out there who want to do something other than sit home […]

The Salvation Army of Savannah Appeals for Community Members to “Adopt” and Angel to Provide Christmas Gift to Local Children

Along with the familiar Red Kettles, The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) is launching their annual Angel Tree program, one of their highest profile Christmas efforts. Less fortunate children throughout the greater Savannah community are registered as an angel and will be provided with Christmas gifts and food.  The Angel Tree program is designed to […]

Salvation Army cuts the ribbon on new donation center

AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) – The Salvation Army cut the ribbon on its new distribution and donation center. The center will provide support to the Salvation Army’s Family Store which brings in much needed income to the Center of Hope. The Center of Hope supports multiple programs, all supported by their family stores. Now, with this […]

The Salvation Army opens donations early this year, November 27

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL)- With Christmas 38 days away, Columbus’ Salvation Army, is getting a head start on Christmas donations. The Columbus Salvation Army, is taking the second wave of COVID-19 cases into consideration as they plan their holiday campaign. The non-profit has launched a rescue Christmas campaign in hopes to help those in need. “It […]

Savannah Corps wins $500K grant to upgrade Center of Hope

For a time this year, as the coronavirus outbreak forced many social service agencies into temporary hiatus, The Salvation Army Center of Hope was the only open homeless shelter in Savannah, Georgia. The city recently rewarded that service to the community with a $500,000 grant that will make possible a top-to-bottom makeover of the Center […]

The Salvation Army of Savannah Receives $500,000 Grant from the CARES Act to Renovate Center of Hope

The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) has been awarded a $500,000 grant through the City of Savannah as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This generous grant will allow TSA to build for the future as it anticipates ongoing increases in a need […]

Salvation Army receives $500K of CARES Act funds

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – The Salvation Army of Savannah getting a big grant from the city to help renovate some of their locations and to help those in need. $500,000 will be going towards fixing up the Salvation Army’s thrift store and community center. The grant is all part of the CARES Act. Among those […]

The Salvation Army of Savannah Announces Ambitious Campaign Goal to Provide Christmas Assistance and COVID-19 Relief

The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) has launched their annual Red Kettle Campaign with an ambitious fundraising goal of $300,000 in order to ‘Rescue Christmas.’ An anonymous donor has offered to match every dollar given to the iconic red kettles. The Red Kettle Campaign is the best way for the local community to get involved […]