The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County’s Red Kettle Campaign Still Needs Your Help
While The Salvation Army's bell ringers stopped collecting donations on Dec. 24, 2018, the campaign will run until Jan. 15, 2019.
MILWAUKEE COUNTY — The Red Kettle Campaign in Milwaukee County is nearing its goal. As of Dec. 26, 2018, the community has generously donated 2,732,830. The campaign goal is $3.8 million.
While The Salvation Army’s bell ringers stopped collecting donations on Dec. 24, 2018, the campaign will run until Jan. 15, 2019.
How You Can Help:
- By mail, send in a check: The Salvation Army, 11315 W. Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226
- Text “Milwaukee” to 41444
- Donate online at http://salar.my/mkegives
Red Kettle Campaign donations support more than 80 programs and services in Milwaukee County, including the Feed The Kids summer meals program, The Salvation Army Toy Shop, the Backpack and School Supplies Program, Coats for Kids, Christmas Family Feast, the Emergency Lodge and three food pantries.
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (Human NeedsIndex.org). Locally, 87 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in Milwaukee County.
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