Salvation Army Kettle Campaign struggling this year

Days after first gold coin, Alton's Salvation Army finds another in kettle

According to Major Tim Leslie of the Salvation Army, singles make up the largest number of hamper recipient, roughly about a third.

It has run a "Stock the Bus" campaign, in which a bus was sent around Dunedin to pick up food and toys from people.

The thief's bad behavior inspired Jones to replace the stolen money with a $200 donation.

Police believe the woman posed as a Salvation Army volunteer to pull off the theft.

It's the season of giving and on Saturday, volunteers gathered at the salvation army to make sure no one goes without this Christmas.

Sharp says the need is great and so the program will deliver even more food boxes this year.

In just a few days, the Salvation Army is set to kick off its annual toy and joy program where families in need will receive donated toys and a frozen turkey.

The Grinch stole Christmas from a storeroom at the Killeen Salvation Army Family Store. Will we be able to meet the year-round needs of the underserved in our neighborhoods?

Groups are always welcome to volunteer, Gonzalez said, and members can take turns manning the kettle. "We had an awesome group of volunteers show up to pack in the shortest amount of time we've ever done it before".

The Salvation Army helps address the root causes of poverty by also providing free legal aid to help those in need through our and providing clinical drug and alcohol treatment at our center to help people living on the edge see a better tomorrow. "Many of the people we help do have jobs". And we help entire families build a plan to move toward financial independence through our programs. "People have suggested that we "pretend" not to know of The Salvation Army's reputation".

"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.

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