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Red Kettle campaign under way

Red Kettle campaign under way

Salvation Army: Local donations stay here

November 21st, 2012 in News

Helias students Brett Kempker, left, and Bethany Berhorst stand outside Schnucks while volunteering as bell ringers at a Salvation Army donation pot.

Photo by Kris Wilson

The Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle campaign began Nov. 10 and runs through Christmas Eve. Maj. Kevin Cedervall said the bells are ringing at nearly 15 locations around Jefferson City, mainly grocery stores.

The Jefferson City Salvation Army's campaign goal is to raise $270,000, with $110,000 coming from kettle fundraising. Cedervall said the other $160,000 will come from letters the ministry sends out in the mail.