The Salvation Army of Georgia Prepares for Hurricane Matthew

October 6, 2016 (Atlanta, GA) – The Salvation Army of Georgia is prepared and on stand-by, ready to help the people of coastal Georgia as Hurricane Matthew approaches. “Historic,” said The Salvation Army’s Georgia Divisional Commander Major Charles Powell of approaching Hurricane Matthew adding, “We have finalized plans and are ready to respond aggressively and […]

The Salvation Army of Georgia Prepares for Hurricane Hermine

September 1, 2016  (Atlanta, GA) – The Salvation Army of Georgia is preparing and on stand-by, ready to help those in south Georgia and north Florida who may be impacted by Hurricane Hermine. “Every Salvation Army canteen in Georgia is on alert and ready to be deployed to help when and where needed,” said Major […]

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 […]

More than 3K Flip Flops Donated to The Salvation Army of Augusta

Augusta, GA (WRDW/WAGT) — The Salvation Army has received more than three thousand flip flops to make sure homeless men, women, and children didn’t have to walk around barefoot. During the summer months, pavement gets hot so homeless people need shoes more than ever. The Salvation Army has said the response from the public was […]

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Augusta Kroc Center Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

Augusta, GA (August 3, 2016) – Five years ago this week, Salvation Army Augusta unveiled its brand-new, state-of-the-art Kroc Center. Built from funds donated by Joan Kroc, the widow of McDonalds founder Ray Kroc, as well as those raised by the community, people in the area had a difficult time wrapping their heads around what […]

Starbucks and The Salvation Army Kick Off 2nd Annual School Supply Drive

Atlanta, GA (July 11, 2016)– Starbucks and The Salvation Army in Metro Atlanta are partnering to help provide local students with much needed school supplies during their 2016 “Back 2 School Supply Drive” campaign. The campaign will serve families in need by helping kids from across Atlanta gear up for a successful academic year while […]

Augusta Salvation Army Shelter at an “All-Time High” as Temperatures Rise

This past weekend welcomed temperatures in the triples digits, causing lots of Augusta’s homeless population to look for a place to escape the heat. Read more…

New Salvation Army Captains Settling In

Rome’s Salvation Army Corps has new captains in Jason and Melissa Smith, who along with their two children, Jadon, 7, and Hannah, 4, are finding Rome to be quite the welcoming community. Read more…

Salvation Army of Augusta Gets New Area Commanders

Capts. Philip and Elaine Canning came on board last week as the area commanders for the local chapter. Read more…

Beat the Heat Ride

Augusta, GA bikers revved up their engines for the annual “beat the heat” ride for families in need. Read more…