Georgia Salvation Army Extends Hurricane Ida Service

NEW ORLEANS, LA (September 17, 2021) – The Salvation Army is on the ground across the Gulf Coast region with a mission to feed, hydrate, and give help and hope to those impacted by Hurricane Ida. This week, twenty-five Salvation Army officers and specially trained emergency disaster volunteers from Georgia were relieved after a 14-day deployment […]

Salvation Army Goes Door-To-Door To Help Residents After Ida

Gonzales, Louisiana (September 16, 2021) – The small city of Gonzales Louisiana is known at the Jambalaya Capital of the World and is located between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. When Hurricane Ida roared out of the Gulf of Mexico on August 29, hurricane force winds and heavy rain caused significant damage and power outages […]

The Salvation Army of Georgia on the Way to New Orleans

Ten Emergency Disaster mobile feeding units (canteens) and twenty-five specially trained emergency disaster personnel from The Salvation Army of Georgia have been mobilized and are heading to New Orleans to help those impacted by Hurricane Ida – one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the U.S. Each of the Salvation Army of Georgia emergency […]

The Salvation Army Prepares To Serve as 2021 Hurricane Season Begins

The Salvation Army is prepared to help survivors and first responders in vulnerable areas of the United States as the 2021 hurricane season becomes increasingly active. At this moment in Florida and other states along the… Read more

Salvation Army of Augusta welcomes newest leaders

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Salvation Army of Augusta has welcomed its newest leaders. Husband and wife, Captain Jonathan and Major Amanda Raymor have been appointed as the area commanders. Their responsibilities will involve overseeing the Kroc Center, as well as the family stores around the area, and the center of hope. The Raymors are also […]

Operation Kokonut Donation Brings Joy to Children at The Salvation Army of Macon

When 9-year-old Kayla Hedden and her mother, Angela, walked into The Salvation Army of Georgia’s office on a Wednesday morning, they carried two oversized boxes of hand-made stuffed animals and had smiles from ear to ear. Kayla’s Miss Georgia sash was draped proudly across her torso, and she was eager to hand off the stuffed […]

Augusta Rocks is back, benefiting the Center of Hope

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Drop The Dis/Augusta Podcasts and TranterGrey Media are teaming up to host another Augusta Rocks concert. The show will feature live music from local artists and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Salvation Army’s Center of Hope. “Well, it’s really exciting when somebody comes to you and they […]

Salvation Army opens in Thomson

Salvation Army held a ribbon cutting in their new Thomson location on Monday, June 7. According to Major Douglas McClure, Augusta Area Commander, Thomson had a Salvation Army store for roughly 10 years, but then they left two years ago. “We’re just glad to be back here in the Thomson area,” McClure said. “It took […]

The Salvation Army of Savannah Hires New Lead Cook from Le Cordon Bleu in London

The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) has announced the appointment of a new Lead Cook to manage the organization’s kitchen program, Stephanie Casterlin, a graduate from the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in London, United Kingdom. Previously, she served 15 years as Food Services Director with Compassion Christian Church in Savannah.  Casterlin […]

Salvation Army telethon Thursday night will help fund annual summer camp

Singing, swimming, roasting marshmallows around a camp fire, learning to play a musical instrument. These are some of the activities awaiting children who attend the local Salvation Army’s Summer Music Days Day Camp later this year. “This is for boys and girls, ages 7 to 12,” said Patricia Thompson, event coordinator for the Salvation Army […]