Albany Rescue Mission celebrates 25 years, 85,000 meals served - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Albany Rescue Mission celebrates 25 years, 85,000 meals served

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A place of comfort and shelter in Albany is celebrating a quarter of a century of service to the community, and they say they aren't' stopping there.

Mayor Dorothy Hubbard represented the City of Albany in proclaiming Wednesday Albany Rescue Mission Day.

Mission founder Brother Larry Hample and Womens Director Sharon Boykin received a plaque commemorating the day.

The Albany Rescue Mission says it has served 85,000 meals over its 25 years. The ministry serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner to anyone who shows up. They also house up to 45 men and 20 women and children each night.

In addition, Albany Rescue Mission provides job training, and is a church too, where the gospel of Jesus is preached.

The non-profit relies solely on donations. If you would like to donate, call 431-1125.

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • 'Ram Rush' buses are full as ASU resumes

    'Ram Rush' buses are full as ASU resumes

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:10:26 GMT
    ASU Ram Rush buses (Source: WALB)ASU Ram Rush buses (Source: WALB)

    ASU students are taking advantage of a new partnership with the city of Albany. Since Monday, the new "Ram Rush" buses are shuttling students from both the east and west campuses. 

    More >>

    ASU students are taking advantage of a new partnership with the city of Albany. Since Monday, the new "Ram Rush" buses are shuttling students from both the east and west campuses. 

    More >>
  • Solar eclipse: How will animals react?

    Solar eclipse: How will animals react?

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:01:47 GMT
    Bats could come out during totality (Source: WALB)Bats could come out during totality (Source: WALB)

    As the day goes dark Monday afternoon, it could cause animals to show some wacky behaviors.

    More >>

    As the day goes dark Monday afternoon, it could cause animals to show some wacky behaviors.

    More >>
  • ASU Police prepare for campus carry workshop

    ASU Police prepare for campus carry workshop

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:00:03 GMT

    ASU Police know you have questions with the new campus carry law in effect for firearms. And next week, you'll have a chance to get some answers. 

    More >>

    ASU Police know you have questions with the new campus carry law in effect for firearms. And next week, you'll have a chance to get some answers. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly