Coffee Conversation: Salvation Army Crosses Half-way Mark in Red Kettle Campaign
Salvation Army Hopes to Raise $295,000 by Christmas Eve
DULUTH, Minn. – The Salvation Army is reporting they are half way to their Red Kettle Goal.
The Christmas Red Kettle Campaign started on November 19 and will run until Christmas Eve on December 24 at 3:00p.m.
The goal of the Salvation Army this year is to raise $295,000 dollars. Major Bill Cox, Corps Officer, is reporting they are at the half way mark of the Red Kettle Campaign with what has been received and committed to date.
To make sure volunteers can easily sign up to ring bells and ring at their favorite location; an online registration is now open at duluthsa.org with a list of 18 local kettle locations and times.
For those who prefer help with registration, call June or Jill at the Salvation Army front desk at (218) 722-7934 during business hours.
Major Bill wants to remind folks about the kettle challenge put together by Brad Nelson at KIA of Duluth, with help from North Star Ford and Mike Rosenzweig of the Duluth Huskies.
Any individual who will ring for 3 or more shifts will receive a pair of tickets to a Duluth Huskies baseball game in June 2016.
Any group, business, or organization ringing the greatest number of 2 hour shifts will receive 4 VIP box seats at a UMD Bulldogs Hockey game at AMSOIL Arena, and a traveling trophy with accompanying bragging rights.
The Duluth Salvation Army has served the Duluth area since 1892. Last year more than 15,400 people in crisis were helped with basic needs for food, clothing, and housing.