Atlanta’s Homeless Seek Shelter

The Salvation Army Red Shield Shelter, located on Luckie Street, has 50 cots available during cold weather months when temperatures are 40 degrees or below, Sgt. Janeane Schmidt said Thursday afternoon. Schmidt said the shelter has been busier since Peachtree-Pine closed. But no one is turned away…

Without You, They Might Have Been Homeless

When Charise walked into to The Salvation Army, she burst into tears. “I’ve always been a hard worker,” she said. “I never thought I would need to ask for help.” But life took an unexpected turn when she suffered a health crisis that required surgery. Just as she was getting back on her feet, complications […]

“I Couldn’t See Any Light”

After 19 years of marriage, my wife and I divorced. That was also about the time my mom got sick and died. I was beyond depressed, and since my wife got the home — and I basically didn’t care about anything anymore — I wound up on the streets. For five years I lived under […]

Blessing Children with Love, Kindness, and Brighter Futures

Look at what a difference you’re making for at-risk children in our community . . . To continue to support struggling children and families in our community, please donate.

The Salvation Army Of Metro Atlanta Receives $10,000 After Mayfield Creamery’s 10,000 Ice Cream Scoop Challenge Event Success

On June 19, Mayfield Creamery’s 10,000 scoop challenge event benefiting The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta, successfully served 10,000 scoops of Moose Tracks ice cream cone scoops to the local Atlanta community members. Each scoop donated $1 to The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta, allowing for the organization to receive $10,000 to help those in […]

Love Atlanta Week of Service Sponsored by Passion City Church To Serve The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta 6/25 Thru 6/29

During the week of June 25th thru June 29th, Love Atlanta’s week of service sponsored by Passion City Church members in Atlanta will volunteer with The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta for more than 36 service projects. These projects include our Marietta Cobb/Douglas Corps, Peachcrest Boys and Girls Club and the Red Shield.

Generous Donation from Atlanta-Area Donor Helps 2,000 Atlantans Keep Cool This Summer

During the summer months, many people struggle fight the heat and stay cool due to financial barriers. Thanks to a generous donation from a member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, individuals in need throughout Metro Atlanta were given free boxed fans at the Kroc Center of Atlanta. In addition, eight Salvation Army corps […]

Fulton County Financial Emergency Services Relocating to Red Shield June 25

Effective Friday, June 15, The Salvation Army’s Financial Emergency Services (FES) for Fulton County will relocate to our Red Shield/Harbor Light Corps at 469 Marietta Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30313. If you need emergency financial assistance, please call Red Shield at 404-486-2710 beginning Monday, June 25.

The Salvation Army of Gwinnett Corps Receives Grant from the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia

The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County was awarded a $10,000 challenge grant from the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia. The funds will benefit the county’s Home Sweet Home program, which helps newly homeless families get back on their feet.

Marietta Corps Appreciation Dinner

On June 5, The Salvation Army Marietta Corps held their annual appreciation dinner for the volunteers and donors who help do the most good in the community throughout the year. These individuals support a number of Salvation Army initiatives, including Christmas bell ringing and Angel Tree programs. The dedication, service, and support of our supporters […]