New Hampshire Salvation Army volunteer spreads cheer with pet goat

Ivan Schwartz
December 15, 2017

According to an NBC News report on the Salvation Army, 25,000 red kettles are set up in cities and towns across the USA from late November to Christmas Eve.

By 11 a.m., fewer than 20 bicycles remained and very few bags of toys and food. "The holidays are a time of giving and remind us that many in our hometown need help. It's not a permanent fix and it's not something that can be all the time, but it's definitely there when they need it". "All of that money will go toward helping the Salvation Army and the Angel Tree", said Phillips.

"If your employer gives out ham and turkeys, that's something you may not be able to use, that's something we'd be more than grateful to take those from you". With a total number of days being 37 this season, they will have three less days than the 2016 campaign, one of them being Christmas Eve, their biggest day of the year.

The Salvation Army centers in Colorado Springs are facing some uncommon challenges this year, but they are still confident they can hit their $350,000 fundraising goal with their iconic Red Kettle Bell Ringing Campaign. Brian Burkett, corps commander of the Topeka Salvation Army, on Thursday morning.

Red kettles will be out on Fridays and Saturdays for the next two weekends.

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We're not sure why the level of volunteers and donations have waned this season.

The organization had collected more than 4,000 toys as of late last week, said Cali Colbert, the Christmas coordinator for the Salvation Army.

"I'm proud to work for a company like King Soopers", she said. The annual Christmas dinner will be held on Tuesday and the Salvation Army expects to feed 300 people.

Community Garden: The Community Garden is located behind the Corps building and operates throughout the summer to provide fresh vegetables to the feeding program and to food distribution.

The Salvation Army is now 20 percent down in donations from 2016.

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