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?
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?
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