Red Kettle Matching Mondays are back!

Dec 7, 2018

UPDATE DECEMBER 21, 2018 : Through the generosity of the community we are at $17,443.68 of the $30,000 challenge gift! Join us Christmas Eve in making this challenge by donating at a Red Kettle, donating online now or by stopping by our Community Center at 1239 Barlow St between 9am - 1pm Christmas Eve day. Thank you! 

THE SALVATION ARMY TRAVERSE CITY RED KETTLE MATCHING MONDAYS ARE BACK,DONATIONS TO THE RED KETTLE CAMPAIGN DECEMBER 10, 17 and 24 WILL BE MATCHED BY A $30,000 CHALLENGE GIFT

December 6, 2018 Traverse City, MI: The Salvation Army Traverse City is excited to announce a matching gift challenge to the Red Kettle campaign. Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor who has generously issued a Red Kettle donation match dollar for dollar up to a total of $30,000 during Matching Mondays - December 10, 17 and December 24, 2018. 

Major Jeff Russell explained, “Every penny, nickel, dime, quarter and dollar bill put in a Salvation Army Red Kettle provides meaningful gifts: the gift of a warm meal, a toy, a safe warm home and the priceless gift of hope for someone in our community who is struggling. Through this generous matching gift, every single donor’s generosity is doubled - because there is no minimum or maximum donation amount.  
 
All proceeds from our The Red Kettle campaign stay in our community – when donors give locally they are helping real people in our community. When people give change at a Red Kettle they join the Fight for Good through local Salvation Army programs. Programs include: food pantry, community meals, utility assistance, camp and programs for children and youth, emergency assistance, Christmas programs and more. 


We are once again humbled by this matching gift. Our Red Kettle campaign goal this year is $175,000 the same as last year. We need the communities’ support once again to maximize this gift and maximize programs and services in the community through financial donations and just as importantly through the gift time to bell ring. Together, we can Do The Most Good for the Most People in the Most Need in our community through the Christmas Season and throughout 2019.”

How easy is it to help The Salvation Army meet the $30,000 matching challenge and double your donation during Matching Monday’s now through December 24?  
•    Donate at any Traverse City area Red Kettle  
•    Click here to make a secure online donation or on a partner virtual Red Kettle
•    Text a donation to MyRK to 71777
•    Drop off a donation designated to the Red Kettle campaign at The Salvation Army Community Center, 1239 Barlow St. Traverse City
•    Bell Ring and help ensure every kettle is covered - Register to Ring online at Registertoring.com or call Mary at 231-946-4644 ext. 308.     
 


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