Historic installation of new Divisional Leaders in Georgia

Majors Algerome and Teresa Newsome were officially installed on Sunday, March 28 as the Divisional Leaders for the Georgia Division. The Newsomes have been a part of the USA Southern Territory’s fabric for over 34 Years. Teresa came to the Army at age 6 through the Sunbeam Program. Algerome met the Army at age 13 through the […]

‘Hope Is on the Way’ in Newnan GA

NEWNAN, GA (March 29, 2021) – Hope is an amazing thing. It can take an individual or a family by the hand and lead them out of the depths of despair. It can raise up a community out of unthinkable disaster. And it can bless us with immeasurable spiritual riches in the midst of desperate times. […]

The Good Work of The Salvation Army of Georgia Disaster Relief Continues in Newnan, GA

NEWNAN, GA (March 27, 2021) – The Salvation Army of Georgia deployed an Incident Command team to Newnan, Georgia to help those communities in the surrounding area impacted by severe storms and the raging destruction from an EF-4 tornado… Read more  

The Salvation Army Georgia Division Responding to Tornadoes

ATLANTA, GA (March 26, 2021) – The Salvation Army Georgia Division Responding to Tornadoes The Salvation Army Georgia Division is responding to communities affected by storms following Thursday night’s destructive tornadoes. Two tornadoes touched down in Georgia after midnight Thursday, causing significant damage, including downed trees and power lines. In Newnan, Georgia, where upwards of 25,000 […]

Salvation Army volunteers gather to help organizations during annual ‘Day of Caring’

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) – It’s the annual “Day of Caring” In Valdosta. Volunteers and city leaders gathered for a good cause and helped nonprofit organizations tackle any projects they needed help with. At the Salvation Army, volunteers helped pressure wash sidewalks, beautify the shelter, secure shelter beds to the floor, and fix up… Read more

Salvation Army aiding recovery effort in Polk County

The Salvation Army in Rome is continuing to respond to a tornado that struck in neighboring Polk County Thursday afternoon, offering lunch and hydration for emergency responders Friday. Lt. Paula Blevins said her group also took food, snacks, and hydration, distributed tarps, and provided emotional and spiritual care to those affected by these storms. “We […]

Jay Smith of Georgia Power on Project SHARE

Area Manager for Albany with Georgia Power Jay Smith gives details on Project SHARE – a partnership between Georgia Power and the Salvation Army that is designed to help Georgians in need. Watch video

Keith Johnson: From street gangs to salvation

Keith Johnson takes the hard lessons he learned as a street gang member, the way Jesus Christ turned his life around, and his experiences as a successful martial artist and coach, and brings a message of admonition and encouragement to children at The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs in Atlanta, Georgia. “Helping kids – […]

Drop The Dis Podcast hosts concert with proceeds going to the Center of Hope

AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) – The creators of the Drop the Dis podcast are at it again. They’ve teamed up with Tranter Grey to host a live music event called “Augusta Rocks.” It’s a music series taking place at the Savannah River Brewing Company. “The purpose of what we’re doing started with the mini-series ‘Augusta Rocks‘ and what […]

The Salvation Army of Augusta Has Released Its 2020 Service Statistics and an Outlook on the Services Needed in 2021

In light of the recent events highlighting homelessness in Augusta and the increasing need for low-income services during the economic downturn, The Salvation Army has released its 2020 service statistics and an outlook on the services needed in 2021. The statistics focus on the assistance received by the homeless and those at-risk of homelessness. The […]