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Salvation Army brings in $14,241.55 in December


January 3, 2019

Photo courtesy of Alyssa Guthrie

Petersburg High School seniors volunteered to collect donations for the Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign on Dec. 21, the high school's Day of Giving. From left to right: McCay Jones, Tayla Heppe, and Avery Skeek.

During this holiday season, the Salvation Army brought in $14,241.55 in donations through the red kettles with the proceeds going to services for the community and the Salvation Army Church's yearly budget, according to Salvation Army Major Loni Upshaw.

"Considering the economy is down and everything, I think we did pretty well," said Upshaw.

Over ten organizations around town volunteered to collect donations for eight hour shifts beginning with Pioneers of Alaska on Dec. 3 and ending with Petersburg Vessel Owners Association on Dec. 24. The organizations were able to pick which day they wa...

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