SALVATION ARMY CAMPAIGN Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Campaign Kicks Off
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Tiersa Davis
Reported: Nov. 23, 2012 2:35 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 23, 2012 3:02 PM EST
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, Cabell County
, West Virginia
The Salvation Army has officially kicked-off their Red Kettle Bell ringing campaign. Several large retail stores in the tri-state are hosting the bell-ringers from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Hundreds of volunteers participate in the campaign, including WCHS-tv's meteorologist Doug Harlow. There are twenty-one locations in the area that have a red kettle available for donations.
The campaign is expected to raise nearly $90,000 for the Huntington Salvation Army, which will last them through the year.
"This is the largest fundraiser of the year. This money helps at Christmas and this is the fundraiser that will get us through into the next year," Major Matt Riley with the Huntington Salvation Army said.
The Angel Tree campaign also kicked off, where customers can buy gifts for underprivileged children in the Salvation Army organization from the area.
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