Guest column: 2021 will see a greater need in Augusta, but we can all make a difference

I was moved by the recent announcement in The Augusta Chronicle detailing the amazing gifts that were bestowed upon several organizations that serve our city. They are truly a blessing for some of the best organizations that serve our community in so many areas of need. I have proudly served on the Advisory Board of […]

Salvation Army Surpassed Goal for 2020 Red Kettle Campaign

Today, The Salvation Army of Savannah (TSA) announces they surpassed their ambitious Red Kettle Campaign fundraising goal of $300,000 by $25,000 for a total of $324,871.20. Even though they had less employees and volunteers to bell ring and half the amount of red kettles than the previous year because of COVID-19 concerns, the nonprofit organization […]

Jekyll Island Rotary hosts Salvation Army leader

The Jekyll Island Rotary Club recently hosted Sgt. Pam Starr from the Brunswick Salvation Army. The club has supported the local chapter for many years. Sgt. Starr explained not only the history of the Salvation Army, but the many programs and local outreaches they have in the area. Out of all the donations they receive, […]

Planting the Seeds of Hope and Faith in a Forgotten Neighborhood: An Albany Story

Behind the quaint exterior of Albany, Georgia, lies a small, tucked-away neighborhood. Overlooked and faced with challenges, this part of town is typically missed by even those most familiar with the city. Anita Ross, a resident of this area and long-time member of The Salvation Army of Albany Church, lives in the Holly Homes Apartment […]

‘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. […]