Kettle season extended

A white Christmas often brings more than holiday spirit, it brings out more shoppers who fill the red kettles outside retailers. But this year’s ice and rain prompted many to bypass bell ringers. In fact, The Salvation Army only collected about 50% of what we hoped to bring in on the […]

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Army Still Behind In Fundraising

Just 2 days before Christmas, The Salvation Army is in desperate need of the giving spirit.  As of today, the organization is $135,000 behind where it was last year at this time.  This year’s goal for the Tree of Lights fundraising campaign is $2.75 million. There’s still plenty of time […]

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A Golden Tradition of Giving

A South African Krugerrand was dropped into a Salvation Red Kettle in Johnson County yesterday evening.  The coin, which is estimated to be worth about $850, was donated anonymously and wasn’t found until late in the evening when the kettles were being counted. (Read their story here.)

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Over 900 Families Receive Toys

Over 900 Indiana families benefited from the annual Salvation Army Toy Shop.  The one day event was the result of weeks of toy donations and collections around Indianapolis. Long time partners, WISH-TV8, once again collected toys through its WISH Tree program, and area businesses collected toys through the Salvation Army’s […]

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