The Salvation Army also uses Red Kettle funds to assist those trying to leave a life of addiction in their drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility.
The rare coin gives a much-needed boost to The Salvation Army kettle donations, which are down almost $200,000 from what they were this time past year, according the charity. At Costco, debit and credit donations are being accepted via Tap to Donate, cheques can be hand delivered or mail to the Salvation Army Kingston Citadel at 816 Centennial Drive, credit card donations can be made over the phone by calling 613-548-1600, ext.
A second subject remained in a dark-colored minivan, eventually backing into a parking stall near the store's front door on the west side of the building.More news: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Getting 3D Replay and Killcam in Version 1.0
Although the generous gifts have helped, The Salvation Army has a long way to go to reach its goal before the kettle campaign wraps up Saturday.
"We're just hoping that this reminder, and that seeing the folks this money helps, might be some inspiration for folks to help us out", said Judy Regamey, Salvation Army executive director, at the Salvation Army Addictions and Residential Centre.
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"This is the most giving town I've ever seen", O'Mara said as a young girl dropped some change into the donation kettle. "We can't do this without volunteers, there is just no way", Stewart said. "It's all donor based and so what we have to do is make more money so we can help more people". "The Salvation Army does have opportunities for online donations, but that hasn't kept up with the difference in what we've been down in our kettles".
"They don't ask for themselves, but to give to others", O'Mara said.
"Some of our individual kettles have increased, from an individual kettle base from a year ago", Hughes said.More news: When Does Winter Start? The Shortest Day of the Year Is Approaching
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