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"My wife drove me to the office, but Captain Connelly told me we weren't going to try and go out that day, but at least I was there and ready", he said. "I'll work whenever they need me and I'll go wherever they need me", but he's partial to his old stomping ground at WalMart.

A New Hampshire Salvation Army volunteer is returning this year to spread holiday cheer with his pet goat. If you want to help ring red kettle bells, contact your nearest Salvation Army to help out this holiday season.

The Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign is well underway, but the Graham organization is still far from its goal and needs volunteers.

After a hallmark Kettle Campaign past year, $30,000+ was raised, Kristensen says funds were used during the Christmas season and stretched into 2017 to help feed the less fortunate from the Rossland Avenue pantry.

"The funds from the Red Kettle are used to buy the groceries for the hampers and so on". Money collected during the Red Kettle Campaign helps fund meals for those in need and Christmas gifts for children who might not otherwise have anything to open on Christmas morning.

We're not sure why the level of volunteers and donations have waned this season.

We have provided direct link to give online. Salvation Army Traverse City in 2016 supplied more than 50,000 services to 12,000 local residents.

"It makes me feel good, and it makes me feel happy", she said.

That means Friday and Saturday traffic and donations are crucial to the Salvation Army pulling in the remaining half of its goal in the next week.

Community Garden: The Community Garden is located behind the Corps building and operates throughout the summer to provide fresh vegetables to the feeding program and to food distribution.

The Salvation Army will need donations by December 21 at 240 North Ave adn Angel Tags can be found at Lowe's.

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