Salvation Army asks for help as thrift stores close

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -People across our community are struggling, including places that help care for the less fortunate, like the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army is working to do the most good in our community but admits it’s been a challenge in the midst of the coronavirus. They’ve seen some of their resources depleted, but […]

Salvation Army Of Savannah Partners With Walmart’s Registry For Good Campaign To Provide Urgent Support For Community

The Salvation Army of Savannah has increased efforts to meet urgent human needs in the greater Savannah community in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and is in urgent need of supplies to support people in their shelters and community centers. The Salvation Army has partnered with Walmart and their new Registry for Good campaign which is […]

Salvation Army Gwinnett County Corps seeing requests for assistance rising amid COVID-19 outbreak

The multiple bare shelves in the food pantry at the Salvation Army Gwinnett County Corps on Friday morning showed the impact that the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 has had on the organization. The shelves were not bare because… Read more 

Prayer group donates more than 1,000 eggs to Salvation Army

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Members of the Band of Brothers made a donation of over 1,000 eggs to the Salvation Army on Montgomery Street on Friday. According to Major Paul Egan with the Salvation Army, the help is very much appreciated as the organization tries to fulfill its mission through the disruption, saying, “We house […]

Local food banks are struggling

ATLANTA (CBS46) – Families across Georgia are not able to afford essential items needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. But right now food banks are struggling to serve, so they are stepping up efforts to serve those in need. Local and national non-profits are struggling to meet peoples needs as the coronavirus sickens thousands of people […]

$30K given to agencies impacted by COVID-19

VALDOSTA – The money will be split between the Second Harvest of South Georgia, Lowndes Associated Ministries to People, the Salvation Army, American Red Cross of South Georgia, The Haven and Living Bridges Ministry. Some of the agencies have expressed a need as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread rampantly through… Read more

Salvation Army seeks assistance from community for social services program

Changing its Facebook cover photo to the words “Hope is greater than fear” March 20, The Salvation Army’s Cartersville Corps is providing assistance and words of comfort to those impacted by COVID-19. “All of our corps programs — church programs — have been postponed till the Bartow County leaders tell us it is OK to […]

For 73 people, Salvation Army shelter is home for the duration of outbreak

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — Although a Salvation Army shelter in Augusta remains open, dozens of people won’t be leaving it until the coronavirus crisis has ended. The Salvation Army’s Center of Hope — with a shelter and soup kitchen — is operating on a quarantine protocol. Salvation Army officials said 73 people, including four families, […]

The Salvation Army Increases Efforts to Meet Community Needs and Announces Closure of Thrift Stores

The Salvation Army, the nation’s largest social services organization with more than 7,600 service locations across the country, is increasing efforts to meet urgent human needs in the greater Savannah community. In response to health concerns regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the organization has modified its service delivery protocols to ensure that the immediate needs […]

Albany LIberty House director anticipates an increase in domestic violence cases due to pandemic

The Salvation Army of Albany also is continuing to offer shelter and two meals a day. Capt. James Sullivan said the local Salvation Army closed its thrift store last week and shut down its warehouse operation. Sullivan said the organization also has altered the way meals are served. Instead of eating in the dining area, […]