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Salvation Army iPhone apps!

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Salvation Army Christmas Music iTunes app!

Back in July, Mashable named The Salvation Army’s bellringer iPhone app one of the top five charity apps worth knowing about! That was pretty heady stuff indeed. But now, we’ve got a total of three apps for you to use to proclaim your love of Christmas and our famous red kettle campaign!

Choose from the aforementioned bellringer app, our Christmas music app that will turn your phone into a holiday jukebox, and now an app that will help you manage your Online Red Kettle.

Just sign up to host an Online Red Kettle here and then click the link to the Online Red Kettle app (it’ll be ready in a few days!) to download it from iTunes.

‘Bellringer’ app
>> This is a free update for the existing iPhone virtual “Bellringer” application.
>> The update includes new video content and also enable donations to The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign via text message.
>> The free app enables friends and supporters of The Salvation Army to share in the tradition of being a Salvation Army bellringer – by ringing a virtual bell right on their phone.
>> With 12 different musical notes to choose from, users are able to create unique sounds, play favorite holiday songs, or make up an on-the-spot jingle.
>> Introduced in 2009, this free app has been downloaded nearly 60,000 times in 47 countries.
>> Available via iTunes for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

‘Christmas Music’ app
>> Digital music firm Melodeo is offering “The Salvation Army Christmas Music” app for the iPhone.
>> The app streams a variety of Christmas favorites.
>> Priced at $2.99, $1.00 of each download will be donated to the Red Kettle Campaign.
>> Available via iTunes for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

‘Online Red Kettle’ app
>> For the first time ever, supporters of The Salvation Army will be able to manage their Online Red Kettles directly from their iPhone by downloading this free app.
>> Users can track their personal fundraising progress and send emails to their friends asking for support directly from their iPhone.
>> Photos can be uploaded from the iPhone and added to the user’s personal fundraising page.
>> Available soon via the Online Red Kettle home page for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

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