‘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 […]

Salvation Army of Savannah extends virtual Red Kettle Campaign through January

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — For those in the spirit of giving, organizers of the Salvation Army of Savannah’s Red Kettle Campaign say they’re still accepting online donations. The traditional campaign featuring the signature red containers ran for six weeks over the holidays. During that time, people also had the option to give virtually in light […]

Local business teams up with Salvation Army to provide meals for senior citizens

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — People over the age of 65 are at a higher risk of severe illness if they contract COVID-19, leaving many seniors in our community with no way of accessing food in a safe way. The Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association (TLMODA) partnered with Chatham Parkway Toyota and The Salvation Army of Savannah to provide over […]

Chatham Parkway teams up with Salvation Army to provide food for seniors

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A Savannah car dealership is stepping up to help some of those most vulnerable during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. And it fills a need that’s especially prevalent during these difficult times. “I love the way that Savannah as a community takes care of its neighbors,” said Maj. Paul Egan with The Salvation […]

The Salvation Army of Savannah Extends Virtual Red Kettles Through January to Try to Meet Goal

The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) is extending online donations for its annual Red Kettle Campaign through the virtual red kettle platform until Jan. 31 in order to continue providing relief to those most in need in our community.  The funds from the Red Kettle Campaign, which spanned 6 weeks during the holiday season, go […]

Salvation Army to Hold Video Game Tournament

The Salvation Army of Augusta will hold a series of video game tournaments raise funds. Six-week Fortnite and Rocket League tournaments will begin Jan. 2 and will provide a way for people to help “fill the red kettle” from home.  The video game tournament will raise funds while players use their personal video game systems. […]

Gerald Jones Auto donates to Salvation Army of Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) – Gerald Jones Auto just donated $48,500 to the Salvation Army of Augusta. It was all part of their Christmas Car Challenge. The dealership donated $100 to the Center of Hope for every car sold from December 1st through the 24th. “It’s really heartwarming. Unfortunately, a lot of people today — especially […]

Editorial: The Salvation Army needs our help

This past holiday season, the familiar red kettles of our local Salvation Army weren’t as full as usual. Donations to The Salvation Army of Whitfield, Murray and Gordon County, which provides help to our community when we need it most, were down significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic as fewer shoppers were out at stores […]

Letter: The Salvation Army needs help like never before

The Salvation Army needs your help like never before Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Salvation Army is seeing requests for services continue to rise at an all-time high and need the help of generous donors like never before. This holiday season’s iconic red kettle campaign has seen fewer volunteers ringing bells, consumers carrying less […]

Video game tournament to raise money for Salvation Army

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – The Salvation Army will a Fortnite and Rocket League video game tournament to raise money for its red kettle donation campaign. The six-week Fortnite and Rocket League tournaments will begin Saturday and will provide a way for people to help “fill the red kettle” from home. The video game tournament will […]