Brunswick, Georgia, gets a little help from friends as shelter is upgraded

For Captains Chris and Billie Powell, their posting so far in Brunswick, Georgia, has been one adventure after another. When they arrived in June, a much-needed renovation of The Salvation Army’s corps homeless shelter was about to begin. Then, the shelter’s plumbing failed. Then, Hurricane Irma hit.

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Georgia Team Serving in Texas

Captain Chris Powell of Brunswick, Georgia, leads Hurricane Harvey relief efforts for the Georgia Incident Management Team in Victoria, Texas.  read more…

Salvation Army Sees Huge Response to Call for Aid

Brunswick, GA – When Donna Tarrant saw that some of her neighbors in the community were going hungry, she was heartbroken. That’s when the loan consultant at SunTrust Mortgage on St. Simons Island decided to rally the troops.

“I sent out an email to all of our employees telling them about The Brunswick News article about the Salvation Army needing food. We all felt that it was tragic that folks in our community had to do without food so they could pay rent to have a roof over their head and then not have enough left over to feed their families,” she said.

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