Red Kettle donations help families year-round through Salvation Army programs
Salisbury, MD (November 18, 2019)—The Salvation Army of Salisbury, MD, is kicking-off the annual Red Kettle Campaign November 21 at 8 a.m. at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Festivities include awards honoring the 2018 individuals, business, and civic groups who helped raised much needed funds in 2018 and announcement of 2019 fundraising goal. The Salvation of Lower Eastern Shore welcomes 2019 chair people, Jim Perdue, Perdue Farms; Mary Beth Carozza MD State Senator; Steve Hammond, WBOC anchor/managing editor, Sheriff Mike Lewis, Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office and Captains Matthew & Cristina Trantham, Salisbury Corps Officers.
“The money raised in the Red Kettles creates a year of hope for families and individuals in need,” said Capt. Matthew Trantham, corps officer for The Salvation Army of Lower Eastern Shore. “Pocket-change opens doors for at-risk youth, provides food for empty tables, and helps families stay warm and safe in their homes. This season, every cent helps us turn the hope of those we serve into reality.”
The Salvation Army relies on the money raised through the Red Kettle campaign to provide Christmas to local families in need and to safeguard the well-being of the community through year-round programming and social services. The Red Kettle campaign ends December 24 and kettles are in 24 locations around town. If you are interested in volunteering to ring bells during this time, please contact the Red Kettle Office at 410-749-RING.
About The Salvation Army
Since 1865, The Salvation Army has preached the gospel of Jesus Christ and worked to meet human needs in his name without discrimination. Today, The Salvation Army serves in every state in the United States and more than 130 countries throughout the world. The Salvation Army has many programs that