17 Feb 2021

‘Phil-ing’ the corps coffers

The long shadow of winter will be a little shorter for The Salvation Army in Punxsutawney, Pa. This year, the corps met its fundraising goal thanks to the generosity of

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01 Feb 2021

Price Chopper to the rescue

Many people in the Salvation Army’s Empire State Division call Price Chopper/Market 32 supermarkets the “perfect partner.” “We get several hundred thousand dollars a year from the kettles we stand

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16 Dec 2020

‘God is greater’ than COVID–19

Lieutenant Ismael Ortiz of the Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Citadel Corps says people are “terrified” as COVID-19 continues to ravage his community. “It’s been very challenging, trying to get volunteers for the

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15 Dec 2020

Golden start to kettle season

It’s one thing for The Salvation Army in Harrisburg, Pa., to receive a donation that will benefit members of their community who are in need. It’s another thing for that

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02 Dec 2020

A kettle kickoff at city hall

The Salvation Army Passaic, N.J., Corps Christmas kettle kickoff held a special meaning this year. It was the first Christmas event that Lieutenants Guilbaldo De La Cruz and Yesenia Hernandez

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25 Nov 2020

Kicking off Christmas!

The Salvation Army Red Kettle Mascot Challenge is a yearly Christmas tradition for the Army in Massachusetts. Mascots from local sports teams, including “Patriot Pat” (New England Patriots, NFL football),

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12 Dec 2019

Kettles, Bells, and Super Bowl Rings

The Red Kettle Mascot Challenge

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02 Dec 2017

Lessons from the Kettles

For more than four decades, Roxie Brought has attended the Salvation Army’s York Citadel Corps in York, Pa. In 1995, she became the corps kettle coordinator. The 2017 kettle season

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01 Dec 2015

Kettle Season: more than the money

As a new officer serving in my first appointment, I had an experience that shaped my view of The Salvation Army’s Christmas kettle season. During a campaign at a store,

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17 Nov 2015

The Salvation Army Kettle Campaign

Around this time of year we are bombarded with ad’s and commercials telling us about the next biggest thing, the must have product. This year, when you hear the bells

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