Entries by Jennifer McNaughton

The Salvation Army of Augusta Has Released Its 2020 Service Statistics and an Outlook on the Services Needed in 2021

In light of the recent events highlighting homelessness in Augusta and the increasing need for low-income services during the economic downturn, The Salvation Army has released its 2020 service statistics and an outlook on the services needed in 2021. The statistics focus on the assistance received by the homeless and those at-risk of homelessness. The […]

Albany Salvation Army in need of food donations

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) – The Salvation Army of Albany said its food stores are nearing a desperately low level and need donations now. The organization is very low on the amount of food it has for both its meal and food donation services. The Salvation Army feeds hot meals six days a week to anyone, […]

How a local foundation is helping out the Salvation Army

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – The Augusta Bar Foundation made a generous donation to the Salvation Army of Augusta. The donation was a $4,500 check that will go toward new computer labs. The Salvation Army also plans to create tutoring and mentor classes. The foundation says it is also teaming up with Restart Augusta to build beds… Read […]

Salvation Army Surpassed Goal for 2020 Red Kettle Campaign

Today, The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) announces they surpassed their ambitious Red Kettle Campaign fundraising goal of $300,000 by $25,000 for a total of $324,871.20. Even though they had less employees and volunteers to bell ring and half the amount of red kettles than the previous year because of COVID-19 concerns, the nonprofit organization […]

Jekyll Island Rotary hosts Salvation Army leader

The Jekyll Island Rotary Club recently hosted Sgt. Pam Starr from the Brunswick Salvation Army. The club has supported the local chapter for many years. Sgt. Starr explained not only the history of the Salvation Army, but the many programs and local outreaches they have in the area. Out of all the donations they receive, […]

‘Gaming for Good’ taps popularity of online game play

With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting its Red Kettle campaign, The Salvation Army in Augusta, Georgia, was searching for fund-raising ideas for the new year. “We said, OK, we’ve got to do something different,” said Derek Dugan, development director for the Augusta Area Command. “We thought, kids are home from school; they’re sitting playing video games […]