Contact Us

Amarillo Salvation Army Falling Short Of Fundraising Goal

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Collect Funds For Charity
Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images

The Salvation Army is around 22% behind their holiday fundraising goal of $274,00.

There are several reasons for the shortfall.  With Thanksgiving falling five days later this year the Salvation Army lost those days to collect donations.  Additionally the extreme cold weather sees less donations coming in and in some cases the cancellation of bell ringers to protect them from the especially cold days.

A bright spot is the Angel Tree.  The tree was bare Sunday afternoon because all the angels have been adopted.

More than 600 panhandle children will have a better Christmas thanks to the Angel Tree program.

The Red Kettle campaign helps fill the gaps the Angel Tree does not and also helps to fund year round Salvation Army projects.

The Red Kettles will be out until Christmas Eve.

For more see this source article.

More From Voice Of Amarillo

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://voiceofamarillo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News Talk 940 AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on News Talk 940 AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!