Need Knows No Season - Join The Salvation Army Traverse City Christmas In July campaign

Jun 7, 2021

THANK YOU! We are grateful to everyone who generously donated, volunteered, sponsored, and hosted Red Kettles
during the Christmas in July campaign over the weekend! We are overwhelmed by the incredible response of the Traverse City and Glen Arbor Communities! The Christmas in July campaign raised $10,580.91! 


Celebrate Christmas in July with
The Salvation Army Traverse City

The celebration of miracles, hope, family, and community happens every day in our community, not just during the Christmas season. We have seen it clearly throughout the past year – neighbors opening their hearts, embracing and uplifting those who are struggling to care for themselves and their families through their support.

Need Knows No Season! That is why The Salvation Army is inviting the community to show their support during the Christmas in July Red Kettle Campaign, July 23 & 24.

The Christmas in July Red Kettle Campaign provides critical funds to allow The Salvation Army Traverse City to feed hungry hearts and souls, assist with utilities, help individuals and families stay in their homes, provide area children and youth the opportunity to attend camp and explore God’s creation, help families break the cycle of poverty one step at a time through the Pathway of Hope program and meet critical and emergency needs of our neighbors during their time of need.

Our goal is to raise $10,000! 100% of donations collected stay local, for local programs, to help local individuals and families.

Join the Fight for Good!

Volunteer to Bell Ring!
Your time is priceless – donate it today! Ring! Ring! Ring!
Donate your time Friday and/or Saturday, July 23 & 24 at one of our seven Christmas in July partner locations - Individuals, families, groups, and organizations are welcome!

Lather on the sunscreen, a smile, and spread Christmas in July tidings while collecting critical donations to provide the gifts of help, hope, and compassion to our neighbors when they need it most.

Register online at Register to Ring:
Select I'm ringing as an individual or I'm ringing as a group
Enter Traverse City MI as your selected city - click select
Enter the date range or dates - click search
Click on your preferred location to see available times  - click on shift  (or multiple shifts) click the Red Select Shifts below.
Sign in if you are already registered or create an account
If you need assistance or prefer to not register online contact Mary Vollink at 231-946-4644 ext 308 via phone or by email to

Support the Christmas In July Red Kettle Campaign!
Donate at the Red Kettle
at one of our Christmas in July partner locations - Blain's Farm and Fleet, Family Fare 8th St., Horizon Books, Oleson’s Food Store (Long Lake), Oleson’s Food Store (Hammond), Tom’s Food Market (East Bay), or Tom’s Food Market (West Bay). Be on the lookout for matching Red Kettles! Watch for Glen Lake Athletics Team Members ringing at Anderson's Market in Glen Arbor on Saturday, July 24 from 10 - 6!  

Donate at a Counter Red Kettle found at 7-Eleven - 14th StBig Boy RestaurantHoliday Station Store - South AirportHoliday Station Store - West Bay, and Deerings Meat Market

Donate to our virtual Red Kettle: Click here to make a secure online donation
Donate by Mail: Mail checks to The Salvation Army, PO Box 5228, Traverse City, MI 49696
Donate in Person:  The Salvation Army Community Center, 1239 Barlow St. Traverse City, MI 49684

Host a Counter Red Kettle at your business or church! Contact Ruth Blick at 231.946.4644 ext. 314 for more information.  

Become a Matching Red Kettle Sponsor! Your group or business can help to double the impact of a Red Kettle by becoming a Matching Red Kettle sponsor.

Click here for our 2020 Community Impact Recap

For additional information call Mary or Ruth at 231-946-4644 or email

Merry Christmas in July


Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan

Bill Marsh Auto Group

Wright Insurance Group 

Blain's Farm and Fleet
Family Fare - 8th St.
Horizon Books
Oleson's Farm Fresh Market - Long Lake
Oleson's Farm Fresh Market - Hammond
Tom's Food Market - East Bay
Tom's Food Market - West Bay

7-Eleven - 14th St
Big Boy Restaurant
Holiday Station Store - South Airport
Holiday Station Store - West Bay
Deerings Meat Market
Kap N Keg




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