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Christmas Kettle nets $17 m in 2016

15 December 2017

We also would like to thank Hooker Furniture for allowing us to participate with Grace Network at the Charity Sale, and AGL, Carter Bank & Trust and Berry Elliot Realtors for sponsoring our Red Kettle Campaign and Nelson Auto for transportation needs.

7-year-old Hudson Morley from Whalen Corners came to London with his 3-year-old brother Carter to donate toys and money from their piggybanks.

The Salvation Army in State College is concerned they won't meet their goal of more than $50,000 this year.

Beginning at Thanksgiving and ending at Christmas, the Salvation Army in Altus serves those in need in Jackson, Greer and Harmon counties.

According to a report in Wednesday's Sun, kettle donations in Lowell are 30 percent behind last year's totals, which is partly due to the lack of bell-ringers.

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Money raised in each community, in the holiday red kettles and throughout the year, stays within those areas to help local people in need.

Therapy donkeys from Young's Funny Farm were on Public Square helping the Wilkes-Barre Kiwanis Club raise money and awareness for the Salvation Army.

Toys donated from Corus Radio London listeners to the Salvation Army.

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On Thanksgiving Day, the Salvation Army served over 200 meals in Altus at the 7th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner and anticipate serving just as many meals at the Christmas Dinner in Hollis coming up on December 21. "We've never had some people at some locations because we haven't had enough volunteers", said Pilgrim.

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Bells won't be heard and kettles are not at the sites on Sundays. The annual Christmas dinner will be held on Tuesday and the Salvation Army expects to feed 300 people.

A trailer and tent to accept toys, as well as monetary donations, will be set up Friday in The Salvation Army's parking lot.

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

The Angel Tree program provides gifts to less fortunate families, and the Salvation Army is preparing for the distribution of those gifts.

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Christmas Kettle nets $17 m in 2016