Over $13,000 raised by Salvation Army red kettles
January 5, 2023
The famous Salvation Army red kettles, manned during the holiday season by volunteers armed with silver bells, raised a combined $13,206.43 in Petersburg according to Capt. KV Saengthasy.
The donations will be used to fund the Salvation Army's social services budget and also went toward purchasing a couple of Christmas presents for local children.
Though they finished just short of their fundraising target, both red kettles stationed outside of Hammer & Wikan stores were filled on Christmas Eve.
Saengthasy said 2022 turned out to be a good year for fundraising and that the local corps a...