The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command, Duck Donuts Partner for National Donut Day

On Friday, June 1, The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta and Duck Donuts celebrated National Donut Day. Volunteers dressed as Salvation Army Donut Girls (“Donut Lassies”), and patrons got a chance to try a specialty crafted Salvation Army donut that the Duck Donuts team created after the Lassies’ namesake. The national holiday was created in […]

2018 Kettle Krush: One for the Record Books

The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command raised more than $53,000 through this year’s Kettle Krush 5K, presented by The Home Depot Foundation. More than 300 people registered for the race and 1-mile Fun Run – the most ever for this event. All of the proceeds from the race will be used to fight poverty, […]

The Salvation Army Gwinnett Corps Receive Publix Donation For Home Sweet Home Program

The Salvation Army’s Gwinnett County Corps’ “Home Sweet Home” program is getting a boost, thanks to Publix’s “Food For All” program. Home Sweet Home helps homeless individuals and families in need. In this photo, Publix managers John Green (left) and Brad Shandor (right) present Gwinnett County Corps Officer Lt. Jeremy Mockabee with a check for […]

National Volunteer Week 2018

It’s National Volunteer Week! The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta is thankful for all of our faithful volunteers. We couldn’t help those in need in our communities without dedicated individuals who devote their time to doing the most good for others. Hear a few of our wonderful volunteers explain why they choose to serve with The […]

Straight From A Police-Action Movie

Lieutenant Jose Valentin, who oversees The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command’s Cobb/Douglas County Corps, recently spoke to The War Cry about the event that changed his life—and brought him closer to God. Continue reading, here.

The NFL Foundation and Atlanta Falcons Gift Bellwood Boys and Girls Club with New Turf Field

Members of The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Atlanta pose with Major Bob and Captain Kathy Parker (far left) outside the newly painted mural at Bellwood in August 2017. Youths at The Salvation Army’s Bellwood Boys and Girls Clubs are getting a new synthetic turf football field, thanks to the generosity of […]

Get Your Tickets Now for the 2018 Great Futures Start Here Banquet

Get ready to be uplifted and inspired! Join The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Atlanta as we celebrate our multi-talented youth and honor our 2017 Youth of the Year award winner, Johnathan White. All proceeds from this event will be distributed among The Salvation Army’s three metro Atlanta-area Boys and Girls Clubs. Our […]

Q&A with Melba Robinson, Program Director for The Salvation Army’s HavenATL

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human Trafficking is a multi-billion-dollar criminal industry, and the third most profitable criminal industry in the world, generating an estimated $150 billion each year. The Salvation Army has been fighting to end human trafficking since the organization was founded in 1865. HavenATL is a cohesive program through The Metro […]

The Coca-Cola Foundation Awards The Salvation Army $1 Million to Aid Hurricane Relief Efforts in the Caribbean

Money will be used to provide immediate resources for food and shelter across the region, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands The Salvation Army is getting a boost in its global hurricane relief efforts, thanks to a $1 million-dollar grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation. Helen Price, President of The Coca-Cola Foundation, says, “As […]

Red Shield Services Provide Shelter from the Storm, Solace for the Soul

On Monday, the winds blew, the rain roared, and one by one, people needing shelter from Tropical Storm Irma trickled into Atlanta’s Red Shield Services. The shelter, which provides transitional housing to homeless men, women, families, the elderly, and the disabled, had received a request from the City of Atlanta to house some of the […]