Savannah City Council discusses proposal by Salvation Army to build new homeless shelter

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – The Savannah City Council discussed a proposal by the Salvation Army to build a new homeless shelter, in West Savannah. But it’s being met with fierce resistance from some residents there. This could be just one vote away from being approved. Residents showed up at city hall Thursday and they were […]

The Salvation Army is Behind on Campaign Goal to Rescue Christmas

The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) is running behind on its annual Red Kettle Campaign fundraising goal of $300,000 in order to “Rescue Christmas” to put food on the table, pay bills, provide shelter and help place gifts under the tree. Around $21,000 has been raised by physical red kettles and $7,000 has been raised […]

Make an online donation page for Red Kettle Bells and donate toys to Angel Tree Program

UGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Donations for red kettle bells are a little different this year. You might have seen them around town, but you can also sign up virtually. The Salvation Army chased foot traffic with the kettle bells, but there is not that much foot traffic because of the pandemic, so you can make […]

Help ‘Rescue Christmas’: Salvation Army behind on Red Kettle Campaign

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Salvation Army of Savannah needs your help as its annual Red Kettle Campaign continues. Organizers say they’re behind on their $300,000 fundraising goal to “Rescue Christmas” at a time when requests for services are at an all-time high due to COVID-19. According to The Salvation Army, around $21,000 has been […]

The Salvation Army of Savannah Partners with Walmart and Belk to Create More Opportunities to ‘Rescue Christmas’ this Holiday Season

To help meet the unprecedented level of needs in our community this holiday season, Walmart, Belk, and The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) are working together to make it even easier for people to help others this Christmas. These organizations are bringing hope and joy to families through the expansion of programs like Angel Tree […]

Atlanta church shares windfall with senior tenants of Salvation Army

When the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, Georgia, received a windfall of funds to alleviate hunger in the community, it thought of The Salvation Army. Redeemer’s Lutheran Community Food Ministry works with homeless neighbors and food-unstable college students, providing lunch to about 200 people every weekday. After the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, […]

Metro Atlanta gives back in a big way during 11Alive’s 38th Annual Can-A-Thon

ATLANTA — For the 38th year, 11Alive partnered with The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta to host the annual Holiday Can-A-Thon. Publix served as the title sponsor for the Dec. 4 canned-good drive. Due to COVID-19, the execution of the 38th Annual Can-A-Thon had to change, but the overall mission remained the same: ease the burden of […]

PHOTOS: Athens’ biker groups ride for annual Salvation Army toy drive

Over 100 bikers loaded up dogs, children and donations to ride from Athens to Commerce on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 for the annual Salvation Army Toy Ride. The event is organized each year to raise funds and new toy donations to ensure that kids in Athens have presents to open on Christmas. Bikers started Cycle World […]

Several children to receive Christmas gifts from Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Project

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – About a thousand children in the Chattahoochee Valley will receive toys, clothes, and have a brighter Christmas thanks to the Salvation Army and the United Way. It’s all part of the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Project. Volunteers with the United way began sorting through donated gifts Friday that will be given […]

The Salvation Army sees a world of work ahead during pandemic-stricken holiday

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – With the COVID-19 pandemic, help for families who need it during the holidays is a whole new beast. We asked some of our local organizations, and they’re already helping out in big ways. The Salvation Army, Toys for Tots, and the United Way are all expecting to help more people than… […]