The Salvation Army of Georgia Readies Ahead of Hurricane Isaias

ATLANTA, GA (July 31, 2020) – The Salvation Army of Georgia’s emergency disaster service stands ready and prepared in advance of a possible impact by Hurricane Isaias along the Georgia coastline. Multiple factors currently limit anticipating a clear and predictable track for Hurricane Isaias, but the latest models refelct an eastern bend in the track as […]

Community fund raises $40,000 for COVID-19 relief

Responding to the loss of jobs and income due to the pandemic, Coastal Georgia residents raised more than $40,000 over the last several months for agencies and programs in Camden County. Camden Connection, a collaborative of social service organizations, spearheaded the effort and partnered with the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation, which agreed to match […]

When a soup kitchen closed, Salvation Army in Augusta filled the gap

A staff member of the Master’s Table in Augusta, Georgia, recently was diagnosed with COVID-19, forcing the soup kitchen to shut down for cleaning and everyone working there to quarantine – and putting its clientele at risk of hunger. The Salvation Army stepped up to the challenge. “Some of the people who go to the […]

Service center’s ‘Honk and Holler’ delivers food to hotel residents

Seven volunteers and an Emergency Disaster Services rapid response truck set out from The Salvation Army Service Center in Newnan, Georgia, on a hot summer day, July 14, to deliver dinner and food bags to about 50 residents at the Stay Lodge, an extended-stay hotel. “A former director started what we call the ‘Honk and […]

Salvation Army teams up to serve at Master’s Table during COVID-19

AUGUSTA (WFXG) – Golden Harvest Food Bank and The Salvation Army of Augusta are teaming up to provide meals for those in need. Starting Tuesday, July 21 and running through Friday, July 24, food provided by Golden Harvest will be prepared at the Salvation Army’s downtown facility and driver to the Master’s Table on Fenwick […]

Cortney – A Savannah Women’s Shelter Story

SAVANNAH, GA (July 20, 2020) – It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant rise in fear and uncertainty. For our neighbors in need, this added stressor only increased their already-existing struggles, causing even more panic and worry. Cortney is one of those individuals. Cortney found herself at The Salvation Army of […]

Free milk flows to The Salvation Army in Georgia

It’s not manna from heaven, but something close: Free gallon jugs of fresh milk to any household in need, courtesy of the Borden Dairy Co., the USDA and The Salvation Army. “It’s a huge need, because our numbers of COVID-19 cases are rising, and people are afraid to go out,” said Kelley Bedore, director of […]

Local Goodwill and Salvation Army Work Together on Property Transition

Two local charities are working together on logistical changes to better serve each of their ministries in the Augusta area. The Salvation Army of Augusta is moving its Family Store at 3362 Wrightsboro Road in Augusta. After some remodeling, Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA will move into the Wrightsboro Road space, opening a […]

Salvation Army of Valdosta hosts cookout

VALDOSTA — The Salvation Army in collaboration with Second Harvest of South Georgia, South Georgia Partnership to End Homelessness and the Re-Generation Rescue Mission observed Father’s Day by meeting an ongoing need in the community. The Salvation Army hosted its second drive-through cookout and toy giveaway, Salvation Army representatives said in a statement. Cars began […]

Salvationists serve at Atlanta march against racism

Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the liberation of African-American slaves at the end of the Civil War, coincided this year with rallies around the country against hate and racism. And amid the signs and banners as thousands marched through downtown Atlanta, Georgia, the crimson-and-blue flags of one group stood out. “People were asking us, what […]