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  • ‘Gaming for Good’ taps popularity of online game play January 15, 2021
    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 January 15, 2021
    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 […]
  • The Salvation Army of Savannah Extends Virtual Red Kettles Through January to Try to Meet Goal January 11, 2021
    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 January 11, 2021
    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. […]
  • Gerald Jones Auto donates to Salvation Army of Augusta January 6, 2021
    AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) – Gerald Jones Auto just donated $48,500 to the Salvation Army of Augusta. It was all part of their Christmas Car Challenge. The dealership donated $100 to the Center of Hope for every car sold from December 1st through the 24th. “It’s really heartwarming. Unfortunately, a lot of people today — especially […]
  • Editorial: The Salvation Army needs our help January 6, 2021
    This past holiday season, the familiar red kettles of our local Salvation Army weren’t as full as usual. Donations to The Salvation Army of Whitfield, Murray and Gordon County, which provides help to our community when we need it most, were down significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic as fewer shoppers were out at stores […]
  • Letter: The Salvation Army needs help like never before January 1, 2021
    The Salvation Army needs your help like never before Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Salvation Army is seeing requests for services continue to rise at an all-time high and need the help of generous donors like never before. This holiday season’s iconic red kettle campaign has seen fewer volunteers ringing bells, consumers carrying less […]
  • Video game tournament to raise money for Salvation Army December 28, 2020
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – The Salvation Army will a Fortnite and Rocket League video game tournament to raise money for its red kettle donation campaign. The six-week Fortnite and Rocket League tournaments will begin Saturday and will provide a way for people to help “fill the red kettle” from home. The video game tournament will […]
  • Charitable giving rises to meet Augusta’s need during COVID crisis December 26, 2020
    Amid losses during the COVID-19 pandemic, charitable donations in the Augusta area in many ways flourished. The phenomenon seems counterintuitive. Effects of the coronavirus shuttered businesses, reduced jobs and drove down commercial activity nationwide. But despite COVID creating more Americans in need, people still found more ways to give. “I think people have been generally […]
  • Georgia Credit Union workers ringing the bells for Salvation Army December 23, 2020
    Credit Union of Georgia helped kick-off the Salvation Army’s Bellringing season during the 2020 Red Kettle Kick Off at the Salvation Army location on Waterman Street. Although things look a little different this year it did not stop the excitement for another season of bellringing with a new donation option! Credit Union of Georgia has […]