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Innovative Salvation Army ads target people in need
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Unless you live in Seattle, you probably haven’t seen The Salvation Army latest advertising campaign. Instead of billboards, bus bench signs and mall kiosks asking you to financially support people struggling with hunger, addiction or homelessness, the ads are targeted specifically to people in crisis.

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This sweater-clad comedian sings hooray for The Salvation Army Band – he’s in today’s vintage kettle TV ad!

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Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

Still wondering who it could be? Let me give you another hint.

>> He created the educational TV series featuring “Fat Albert” and his friends (pictured at left).

He’s just one of many celebrities who appeared in brief in public service ads to encourage the public to donate generously to The Salvation Army Red Kettle between the 1950s and 1980s.

Click on the white arrow below and have a look.

:: Click here to view the vintage TV spot featuring Oscar winner and crooner, Burl Ives.

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