The Salvation Army

THE SALVATION ARMY OF KENT COUNTY THANKS COMMUNITY FOR RED KETTLE CAMPAIGN SUPPORT

by (mroinila)

Submitted 02-03-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army of Kent County is extending a heartfelt thank you to the Grand Rapids community for their incredible support in 2020. The Salvation Army’s call for help to Rescue Christmas last year was answered with unprecedented...

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Kentwood Rotary Awarded the 2020 Golden Kettle

by (mroinila)

Submitted 01-19-2021 under NONPROFITS

Representatives of the Kentwood Rotary Club were excited to receive the vigorously contested Golden Kettle Award on January 19 from The Salvation Army at Fulton Heights Citadel Corps. Auxiliary Captain Mika Roinila presided over a brief ceremony in...

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The Salvation Army of Kent County Partners with iHeartMedia to Help Achieve Campaign Goal

by (mroinila)

Submitted 01-11-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army of Kent County has continued to meet the increased need throughout 2020 and during the recent Christmas season, but is 10% short of its $1.3 million Red Kettle Campaign financial goal. To help reach the goal, The Salvation Army...

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A Furious Finish to The Salvation Army Golden Kettle Contest

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that the second annual Golden Kettle Contest amongst Grand Rapids area service clubs has now been completed. A furious finish by the Kentwood Rotary Club helped the group overtake the long-held first place...

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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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The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign nears final weekend for bellringing

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-17-2020 under NONPROFITS

Bell ringing for The Salvation Army’s “Rescue Christmas” Campaign is coming up to its last weekend. This Friday and Saturday, along with the last three days before Christmas Eve will be the last chance that people will have in...

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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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