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July 22, 2014 – | No Comment

Do you remember the excitement of the first day of school? Wearing a new outfit, equipped with new notebooks, pencils, backpack and unlimited possibility! Share that memory by assisting an in-need child get ready for the upcoming school year.

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Thank you for a strong 2013 Red Kettle Campaign!
February 18, 2014 – | Comments Off
Thank you for a strong 2013 Red Kettle Campaign!

We’ve got some thank yous to make! Every year about this time, all the number crunching has been completed and we’re able to share the results of our recent Red Kettle Campaign.

50 years of Bell Ringing earns Rotary of Albuquerque an award!
January 16, 2014 – | Comments Off
50 years of Bell Ringing earns Rotary of Albuquerque an award!

Now, many of our local Salvation Army officers are making the rounds to thank their faithful volunteers who make Christmas possible for so many folks in need in their communities. Lt. Mark Stearns in Albuquerque, New Mexico recently had a big thank you to make to a Rotary Club that’s been raising money at the red kettles for 50 years!

A word of thanks to The Salvation Army’s generous corporate partners
December 23, 2013 – | Comments Off
A word of thanks to The Salvation Army’s generous corporate partners

Tis the season to be merry and give thanks! During this wonderful time of year, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude for all of The Salvation Army’s corporate partners who continue to support our mission each year.

Donating airline miles can change someone’s life in a profound way
December 20, 2013 – | One Comment
Donating airline miles can change someone’s life in a profound way

We recently received a sweet note from Joyce and Dana Becker. We had our first contact with them two years ago when Dana was diagnosed with rectal cancer Stage 3. They found a specialist in Chicago but didn’t have the money for the plane fare. That’s where The Salvation Army becomes part of this story.

Actor @boxleitnerbruce stars in Silver Bells & this Salvation Army PSA from the vault!
December 11, 2013 – | Comments Off
Actor @boxleitnerbruce stars in Silver Bells & this Salvation Army PSA from the vault!

Actor Bruce Boxleitner is the star of a great family holiday film this year called Silver Bells. In the film he plays Bruce Dalt, a hyper-competitive sportscaster and family man. But this isn’t the first time Boxleitner has used his talent to support the work of The Salvation Army!

Brother Eric supports Capt. James Brickson, bell ringing contestant from 2K miles away #ringiton
December 6, 2013 – | One Comment
Brother Eric supports Capt. James Brickson, bell ringing contestant from 2K miles away #ringiton

Capt. James Brickson is a contestant in the World Record Bell Ringing competition being held now across the United States. He’s ringing in chilly Albert Lea, Minnesota. Eric Brickson wanted to support his brother across the country, so he streamed some video of his group performing four Christmas songs in California so Capt. Brickson could listen live from his ringing location.

Real Estate professionals support their neighbors at the Red Kettle
December 6, 2013 – | Comments Off
Real Estate professionals support their neighbors at the Red Kettle

Real estate professionals are active in the daily life of their communities and know their neighbors. They’re hard working, friendly, committed, and well-connected. That’s why we’re thrilled that a few thousand of them will volunteer to pick up the bell and ring beside our kettles this Christmas!

Stores where you can find a Salvation Army Red Kettle this season
December 3, 2013 – | One Comment
Stores where you can find a Salvation Army Red Kettle this season

Each year we post a list of the local, regional and national retail chain stores with whom we have an agreement to stand our kettles here in the Western US. These companies are great corporate citizens who know that the iconic red kettle is a symbol of Christmas giving which helps their neighbors in need.