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Salvation Army calls for more bell ringers, donations

12 December 2017, 06:01 | Lionel James

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"They need to have the stand, the sign, the red apron, the kettle and the bell", said LeMar.

Casey says, "They all fall into the category of needing Christmas".

"Last year, I made a decision to give it a swing, and when I did, I fell in love with it", he explained.

"More and more families come to us for help with food, housing, utilities, even hygiene items".

The Salvation Army also is hurting for volunteers this season.

The corps has gotten a boost by hiring Crossroads of Western Iowa clients to ring bells with assistance from job coaches, Miller said.

Together, they raised $3,348.27 for The Salvation Army.

It's important to raise enough money to cover the 12 months, she said.

The Salvation Army is also offering a quick way to pass the red kettles guilt-free. Many believe that relief efforts and fundraising campaigns during the deadly and costly natural disasters of 2017 - hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as well as California wildfires - might have diluted people's willingness to give for the holidays.

Applications are available at the Salvation Army Community Center.

Red Kettle collections comprise approximately 25 percent of donations to The Salvation Army in New Mexico for the entire year.

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Volunteers work a four-hour shift while employees work an eight-hour day.

"We have two veterans volunteering this year. They wouldn't have it without us, that's for sure".

Parker (right), 8, and Hunter, 5, volunteer with their mother, Julie Brashears, of Webb City, on Monday at Crosslines Ministries in Joplin.

The biggest needs now are small appliances, men's clothing and children's socks and underwear.

"We are always excited to participate in the Red Kettle Challenge", said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

"It's not only used for Christmas but throughout the year", she said.

The community has been very generous, Streck said.

Over at the Carthage Crisis Center, executive director Jim Benton is counting his blessings. Donations support the Safe Harbor homeless shelter, the food pantry, case management to help people out of poverty and an after-school program. Thanks to a last-minute appeal for help, he ended up with about 40 turkeys, he said. We're really moving along nicely with that. "I feel for other nonprofits".

This comes at a crucial time of year for the organization.

There are red kettles at Wal-Mart and Hy-Vee entrances and counter kettles at the following businesses: South Nodaway Valley Bank, Hy-Vee Gas and Convenience, Pagliai's, Ace Hardware, Gray's Restaurant, Orscheln Farm and Home and O'Reilly Auto Parts.



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