Stories tagged with: Red Kettles

November 14, 2015 - 6:34pm
27 weeks 5 days ago

The Salvation Army kicked off their Red Kettle Campaign at Colony Square mall Saturday morning.

The Salvation Army is out trying to raise funds to buy toys and food that they will give away in Christmas baskets for the community.

"It's a great feeling to know that the winter is coming and that's not always the best thing but, to know when our kettle's go out that all the money that's raised through the Salvation Army is going to go back to those that are in need,"...

December 18, 2013 - 7:16pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

A local organization, known for its giving spirit during the holiday season, is desperate for more help before Christmas.

With only days left of The Salvation Army's Red Kettle fundraiser, it is 46 thousand dollars below what they made last year.

"We really need a miracle from God, and the public, to try to meet those needs,” plead Major Diane Campbell. “To try to carry us through the Christmas season to pay for- we do get some donations in with food, but we...

July 5, 2013 - 7:07pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

The Salvation Army is bringing a tradition usually saved for the holiday season out during the month of July.

The Salvation Army's new fundraising opportunity, Red Kettles in July is going on every Friday.

"Well everybody sees the red kettles at Christmas time right because we're bringing in money for Christmas. Now were bringing in money for anything the salvation needs, " said Shelter Aid, Terina Saxton.

The Salvation Army says they need money for clothes, food...

December 4, 2009 - 7:38pm
6 years 25 weeks ago

The Salvation Army red kettles are often the first sign of the holiday season.

But with times being tough, giving is down this year by around $2,500 dollars.

"The sad thing is the people that were supporting us are now coming to us and it makes a big difference in the giving process," says Capt. Ralph Campbell a minister at the Salvation Army.

The money donated to the Salvaiton Army is used for 1,700 children in need of Christmas toys and $1,300 families in...

November 16, 2009 - 6:53pm
6 years 27 weeks ago

The Salvation Army's red kettles are back for the holidays.

Captain Diane Campbell says there's a small number of them out now, but that will grow and spread to some of the area's bigger locations after Black Friday.

She says the warm weather has been nice for volunteers so far, but they will be out even when more winter-like conditions arrive.

"We're still out there, and we're shaking the bell. That gives us the incentive, but I think the need too, as it increases....

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