Bainbridge community rallies for best red kettle bell drive yet

BAINBRIDGE, GA (December 30, 2016) – The Salvation Army set a new record this holiday season for the most money raised in Decatur County by their Red Kettle Campaign, according to Director Stacey Warren. In November, the head of the Salvation Army Christmas Committee Charles Tyson announced that they had set an attainable goal of […]

Atlanta’s Salvation Army agrees Ezekiel Elliott’s kettle celebration was “perfect”

ATLANTA, GA (December 19, 2016) –Forget the bells. Ezekiel Elliott is all the Salvation Army needed to convince people to drop a few coins in the kettle this year. Elliott’s touchdown celebration in the giant Salvation Army kettle on Sunday has been dubbed one of the best celebrations in the NFL, and it has helped […]

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott on kettle hop: ‘It’s the perfect celebration’

ARLINGTON, TX (December 19, 2016) – Ezekiel Elliott won’t soon forget his franchise-record-setting 13th rushing touchdown of his rookie season. Neither will anybody else given how much it will be replayed in the future. The Dallas Cowboys running back celebrated by jumping into an oversized Salvation Army red kettle in the end zone during the […]

Marines Bring Donations to Thomasville Salvation Army

THOMASVILLE, GA (December 16, 2016) – Friday night, The Salvation Army is gathering hundreds of toys, boxes of food, and bags of clothing for families in need in the Thomasville area. While The Salvation Army has filled almost every request for those in need this Christmas, the Marines are stepping in to make sure not […]

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign aims for donations, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports ALBANY, GA (December 15, 2016) – South Georgians are displaying their Christmas spirit with generous donations at the Salvation Army’s red kettles. Volunteer bell ringers are standing outside all of the major shopping spots in metro Albany raising money for the Salvation Army. People of all ages are donating […]

Salvation Army picks up tab for leftover angel tree children

SAVANNAH, GA (December 15, 2016) – The Salvation Army in Savannah provides Christmas to roughly 3,000 children each year, most of which are on their angel trees. Many children will get “adopted”, but some will not, usually because of their age. “Everyone likes different things. The older they get, the tougher it is,” Major Phil […]

Albany fraternity works to keep children in need warm

WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports ALBANY, GA (December 14, 2016) – For the 11th year in a row, an Albany fraternity is making sure that children in need stay warm. The men of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity presented 50 new winter coats to the Albany Salvation Army on Wednesday. Every year, the fraternity buys […]

Students learn about helping community by ringing bells for Salvation Army kettle

BAINBRIDGE, GA (December 13, 2016) – A little bit of change can make a big difference. Kids and teachers at Jones-Wheat Elementary School are seeing that firsthand with the school’s own Salvation Army kettle drive. Students from pre-K to fourth grade rotate to ring the bell at the kettle in front of Jones-Wheat’s library. After […]

Red Kettle drive in full swing

DALTON, GA (December 13, 2016) – Many northwest Georgia families are helped year-round by the Salvation Army of Whitfield, Murray and Gordon Counties, but Capt. Douglas McClure says the Christmas season is the time when most of the needed funds are raised. Kiwanis Club of Dalton members help the Salvation Army with volunteer hours by […]

Salvation Army bell ringers needed

NEWNAN, GA (December 9, 2016) – The ting-a-ling of a Salvation Army bell ringing is one of the unmistakable signs of Christmas. You can be a part of this Christmas tradition between now and Christmas Eve in Coweta. The Salvation Army has permission to post bell ringers at a number of local stores, but many […]