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 […]

Pandemic causes local charities to innovate to serve clients

In the space of about a month, the unemployment rate in metro Dalton (Whitfield and Murray counties) almost quadrupled to 20.5% in April, a record and the highest in the state, from 5.2% in March. The new coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic shutdown imposed by the state to help fight the virus left many local […]

The Salvation Army of Tifton’s First MILK-A-POOLZA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Kelley Bedore, Tifton Service Center Director The Salvation Army of Tifton 1205 Highway 82 East Tifton, GA 31794 (229) 386-1503   TIFTON, GA (June 17, 2020) – On Tuesday, June 23 at 9 a.m., The Salvation Army of Tifton will hold its first MILK-A-POOLZA where 250 gallons of milk […]

Stewart Huston Charitable Fund Donates $20,000 to Salvation Army

The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) has received a generous donation of $20,000 from the Stewart Huston Charitable Trust to contribute to the urgently needed renovation of the roof of TSA’s Community Center on Savannah’s Bee Road.   The roof of this 27-year-old building is in a serious condition of decay and is impacting on its […]

Dougherty Co. Salvation Army thrift store officially closed

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) – Dougherty County’s only Salvation Army thrift store is now closed thanks to COVID-19. “The store has always been going through a tough time,” said Capt. James Sullivan. Sullivan said COVID-19 put the final nail in the coffin for the store. He said it was a heavy burden on their finances. The […]

Salvation Army holds Father’s Day meal

VALDOSTA — A pre-Father’s Day drive-through meal and toy giveaway will be held noon, Saturday, June 20, at the Salvation Army, 320 Smithland Place. The Salvation Army, South Georgia Partnership to End Homelessness, Second Harvest of South Georgia, the Re-Generation Rescue Mission and Kingdom Agenda Women host the event, organizers said in a statement. A pick-up […]

The Salvation Army thrift store permanently closes in Albany

After more than thirty years as part of the Albany community, The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store will be not be re-opening. The store has been closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that shutdown will now be permanent. The first priority of the store was to raise funds to continue offering social services, disaster services […]

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Donates Voss Water to The Salvation Army of Georgia

Actor, producer, businessman, retired professional wrestler, and former professional football player Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recently donated 5,000 bottles of Voss Water to The Salvation Army of Georgia Emergency Disaster Services for those impacted by recent tornados in Georgia. In a statement about his donation, Mr. Johnson said, “To everyone working with The State of […]

Anonymous Donor Provides $70,000 to Support the Work of Salvation Army

The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) has received a generous donation of $70,000 from an anonymous donor to support the organization’s vital work in our community. COVID-19 has hit the Savannah region very hard with record levels of unemployment and school closures compounding existing issues of affordable housing and child care. The Salvation Army is […]