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For 123 years, The Salvation Army Red Kettle has been an important symbol of Christmas giving and a reminder that as long as there are people who lack the necessities of life, our Army will be here to help. Our donors surprise us every year by being even more generous than they were the previous year. Thank you for caring for your neighbors in need!

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He’s not a Dr., except on the hardwood! He’s in today’s vintage ad.

Submitted by on December 13, 2011 – 2 Comments

He grew up shooting hoops at a Salvation Army youth center and returned the favor later in life by appearing in a Christmas kettle TV spot.

He joined dozens of other notable Americans who gave their time and talent to film brief TV ads during the 50s to the 80s to encourage the public to give generously to The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign.

Can you guess who it is?

Hit the white arrow in the player below to find out.

Click on the links below to watch other vintage TV spots digitized for your enjoyment by our MultiMedia Ministries team!
:: Bob Hope:: Burl Ives
:: Bill Cosby
:: Michael Landon
:: Milton Berle


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