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Dates set for Salvation Army Christmas Assistance sign-up

15 November 2017, 08:08 | Melvin Schneider

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"Christmas Kettles is our largest annual fundraiser and it directly supports Community and Family services, all of our programs and services that we have year round", Sadowy said.

The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command will be kicking off the Angel Tree and Red Kettle campaigns at 10 a.m. on November 21 at Penn Square Mall. "Our goal is to raise $18,000 in donations this year".

Leslie Johnson, program coordinator at the Mankato Salvation Army, said groups interested in volunteering for a whole day would be particularly helpful.

With the holidays just around the corner, a local organization is hoping that you will open your hearts and spread a little bit of Christmas cheer to those in need. Those interested in volunteering to ring bells during the season can contact the Salvation Army at 667-6091.

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"Many families are still finding it almost impossible to stay afloat financially, and we've seen it firsthand in the increasing number of New Jersey residents who come to us for help", says Major Ivan K. Rock, State Commander of The Salvation Army in New Jersey. To make a donation to The Salvation Army in New Jersey, text NJKETTLE to 41444.

To learn more about The Salvation Army's holiday efforts and to get involved, visit

The Salvation Army, an worldwide movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. The Salvation Army Band also performed "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" and other songs during the kickoff.

As of next week, Salvation Army kettles will be distributed at locations around town.

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