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Do gooders like you helped make Christmas brighter for kids from 1 to 92!
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There’s a lot of talk around The Salvation Army about kids this time of year. Our legendary Christmas programs include a number of ways for do gooders to care for kids whose families can’t afford Christmas. But did you know that there are several programs which provide Christmas cheer for senior citizens who have few people in their lives left to care for their needs this time of year?

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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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