Salvation Army volunteer rings in holiday season

23 December, 2017, 01:15 | Author: Franklin Nunez
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It was discovered by Salvation Army staff members as they began the counting of the donations received that day.

Stations are strewn about Strathcona, but the Salvation Army is still feeling Scrooged.

A second subject remained in a dark-colored minivan, eventually backing into a parking stall near the store's front door on the west side of the building.

The money raised is used to help people in need throughout the year.

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Thanks to volunteers and support from the community, the Salvation Army is making strides to better help families in the area.

"He haymakered me, hit me, got me down on the ground and we started wrestling, at that point I'm fighting for my life", Wolfe Sr. said.

"Last year, we were so green at it that we didn't do a very good job", Paxton said. While Chapman said he is not sure who makes the donations, he has an idea. Then all families that apply through that process, we provide Christmas dinner, and those that have children 12 and under, we put them on an Angel Tree or we facilitate adoptions of those angels. "The Salvation Army does have opportunities for online donations, but that hasn't kept up with the difference in what we've been down in our kettles".

Welk said a year ago they raised about $8,000.

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In Quincy, red kettle donors collect only two weekends per year.

"They don't ask for themselves, but to give to others", O'Mara said.

Stewart said volunteers - both individuals and businesses - made the initiative possible this year.

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