Christmas Campaign

"Hope Marches On" - The Salvation Army Starts Giving Season 100 Days Before Christmas

by (mroinila)

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NONPROFITS

With the resurgence of the pandemic and just 100 days until Christmas, The Salvation Army is digging in to make sure “Hope Marches On” during another predicted challenging holiday season of need. As many people continue to struggle with...

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Rescue Christmas Updates: Service Clubs near conclusion of Golden Kettle Contest

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Golden Kettle competition among service clubs in the Grand Rapids area is nearing the end. After our final weekend, a change in the standings has taken place. The Pilots for Christ maintain their lead, raising over $600 more than the Kentwood...

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Donations to The Salvation Army of Kent County to double, December 22-24

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-18-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army of Kent County’s “Give Once; Bless Twice” initiative returns this year and will provide a match totaling $130,000 for all donations on Dec. 22-24. The matching challenge gift is being provided by community...

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Rescue Christmas Updates: Pilots for Christ Extend Lead for Golden Kettle

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-14-2020 under NONPROFITS

There are only ten days remaining as The Salvation Army continues its effort to “Rescue Christmas”! With more volunteer bell ringers and groups manning The Salvation Army Red Kettles through the week of December 5-12, results after this...

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Rescue Christmas Updates: Pilots for Christ and Kentwood Rotary enter the race for the Golden Kettle

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-08-2020 under NONPROFITS

After three weeks of bell ringing, The Salvation Army’s Christmas Campaign is half done. During this time of uncertainty and health concerns, the theme of the annual campaign is to “Rescue Christmas”. With less than three weeks...

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The Golden Kettle is up for grabs!

by (mroinila)

Submitted 11-30-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign is now underway, and several local service clubs are competing for the elusive Golden Kettle! Last year’s winners were the Golden “K” Kiwanis Club, who start off strong for the...

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Christmas Eve is the Last Day of The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

Children ringing bells for the first time, a student volunteer earning National Honor Society credit, and students completing community service hours for the 4-H Club were out on Monday as The Salvation Army nears the completion of their annual Red...

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Salvation Army looks to finish Red Kettle Campaign strong

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign that started on Nov.8 will end at 4:00pm on Christmas Eve. With only two more shopping days left, Auxiliary Captain Mika Roinila of Fulton Heights Citadel Church is confident that his local goal of $220,...

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Golden "K" Kiwanis Club surges ahead in the competition for the Golden Kettle

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

The weekend of Dec.13-14 was a very busy day for The Salvation Army for seasonal and volunteer bell ringers. Members of The Salvation Army Advisory Board manned red kettle stands at Woodland Mall on Saturday, and with the help of Star Wars...

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The Salvation Army to Award the Golden Kettle

by (mroinila)

Submitted 11-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Salvation Army will be awarding the Golden Kettle to one service club in the Grand Rapids area that volunteers and raises the most money in Army’s largest fund-raising effort of the year.  All area service clubs are...

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