A United Salvation Army Helps Georgia in Hurricane Matthew Aftermath

SAVANNAH, GA (October 15, 2016) — The Salvation Army was ready. Long before Hurricane Matthew approached the southeastern coast of the U.S., The Salvation Army was mobilizing to respond aggressively and to serve compassionately those who would be impacted. Working with state and local officials, The Salvation Army tracked Hurricane Matthew closely, so personnel and […]

Faith in the Face of the Storm: The Salvation Army in Savannah

Savannah, GA – Hope is an amazing thing. It can take 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. But when disaster hits, who […]

The Salvation Army at Its Best – Relief in Savannah

Savannah, GA (October 12, 2016)— The Salvation Army continues to serve the needs of first responders and returning residents as Savannah begins to restore and recover from Hurricane Matthew. At the height of relief operations, The Salvation Army enlisted 22 mobile feeding kitchens (canteens) and a field kitchen supplied by Texas Division to deliver food, […]

Joy in the Midst of the Storm

October 11, 2016 (Savannah, GA) – Almost a year old and full of giggles, little Avreyanna is happy as can be in her mother’s loving presence, and especially so when she finds a cracker in her hand.  “She’s just such a happy baby,” Jamie Boykin gushes about her little girl. If you are anywhere close […]

The Salvation Army On the Front Line as Savannah Returns to Rebuild

October 10, 2016 (SAVANNAH, GA) – The Salvation Army of Georgia is ramping up its Savannah area Hurricane Matthew relief operations as shelters across the state begin to close and consolidate residents to shelters closer to their home counties. As evacuated residents start their homeward journey, they will find The Salvation Army ahead of them […]

The Salvation Army of Georgia Responds to Hurricane Matthew

October 9, 2016 (SAVANNAH, GA) – Eighteen Salvation Army canteens (mobile kitchen units) are in service across Georgia responding to evacuation and coastal impact situations from Hurricane Matthew. Since October 5, The Salvation Army of Georgia has served close to 14,000 prepared meals, 15,000 drinks, and 13,000 snacks to those affected by Hurricane Matthew. In […]

The Salvation Army of Georgia Prepares for Hurricane Matthew

October 6, 2016 (Atlanta, GA) – The Salvation Army of Georgia is prepared and on stand-by, ready to help the people of coastal Georgia as Hurricane Matthew approaches. “Historic,” said The Salvation Army’s Georgia Divisional Commander Major Charles Powell of approaching Hurricane Matthew adding, “We have finalized plans and are ready to respond aggressively and […]

The Salvation Army of Georgia Prepares for Hurricane Hermine

September 1, 2016  (Atlanta, GA) – The Salvation Army of Georgia is preparing and on stand-by, ready to help those in south Georgia and north Florida who may be impacted by Hurricane Hermine. “Every Salvation Army canteen in Georgia is on alert and ready to be deployed to help when and where needed,” said Major […]

Salvation Army Sees Huge Response to Call for Aid

Brunswick, GA – When Donna Tarrant saw that some of her neighbors in the community were going hungry, she was heartbroken. That’s when the loan consultant at SunTrust Mortgage on St. Simons Island decided to rally the troops. “I sent out an email to all of our employees telling them about The Brunswick News article […]

More than 3K Flip Flops Donated to The Salvation Army of Augusta

Augusta, GA (WRDW/WAGT) — The Salvation Army has received more than three thousand flip flops to make sure homeless men, women, and children didn’t have to walk around barefoot. During the summer months, pavement gets hot so homeless people need shoes more than ever. The Salvation Army has said the response from the public was […]