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The bell-ringing season starts each November and runs through Christmas Eve. Volunteers are the difference between an empty kettle and one that raises about $30 per hour – enough to provide a family with two bags of groceries, or shelter an individual for a night.
Who can bell ring? Anyone! Want to learn what bell ringing is all about? Check out our bell ringing video below.
Registration is open Sunday, September 15th and will close Monday, December 23rd. The final date to bell ring is Tuesday, December 24th.
During the final week of bell ringing, please contact your local corps to confirm the final date for registration. Our locations are listed below.
If you have questions or would like to set up special groups or competitions, call 773-205-3574.
Volunteer bell ringers are essential to the success of the annual campaign, and now the Chicago Wolves are “sweetening the kettle.”
Individuals who register to be bell ringers October 1st through December 21st will be entered to win two tickets and a chance to be an honorary captain at the Chicago Wolves Game on Saturday, February 15th!*
Select a location below to register!
*No purchase necessary to enter or win. Sweepstakes begins 10/1/19 at 12:01 a.m. and ends 12/21/19 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. For official rules and prize details visit the contest page.
5. That cool red apron.
4. You get to ring a bell. Enough said.
3. You can sing out of tune.
2. You spread holiday cheer.
1. You raise money to help your neighbors in need.
Is this your first time ringing bells at The Salvation Army's iconic red kettles? Or, maybe you'd like a quick refresher on best practices?
Check out the video below for some bell ringing tips.