Salvation Army packs over 500 Christmas boxes for those in need

Posted December 17, 2017

"Then I was hurt that there are a lot of people, because the kettle was stolen, may not get the help they need", Jones said.

"We're down about 12 percent this year on our kettle income", Broome said. Will we be able to meet the year-round needs of the underserved in our neighborhoods? "Christmas time is a great for us".

During one particular period, three people donated in quick succession and a few commented that giving would be easier if red kettles accepted credit cards or Apple Pay. Volunteering his time is something he knows he can always give.

In that spirit, bell ringers like Darrin Shieles with the Salvation Army are ringing their hearts out at area grocery stores to see which city can raise the most money.

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STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER A donor drops cash into a Salvation Army kettle.

Just over half of the more than 700 hampers this year will go out Monday.

Poverty remains prevalent across metro Detroit.

This year, the Salvation Army says it expects to provide gifts to over 8,000 kids in Hampton Roads. He hopes the Salvation Army can ease the burden for as many people as possible. "It's not the only one, but it's the one we support, and to help everyone we can".

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We further help families sustain positive momentum through our after school and youth programs as well as life-changing youth camps at. For details, contact Bill Horrell, director of development for The Salvation Army, Quad Cities, at 563-324-4808. Major Charles Fowler, Washoe County Salvation Army Reno corps coordinator, said in a news release.

"My father started the process years ago in Knoxville he organized the Kiwanis Club to ring the bells and he set an example for me, my brother and my sister", he said.

A highlight of the holiday season is the traditional Christmas dinner.

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