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The Salvation Army Kingston needs more volunteers for annual Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army Kingston needs more volunteers for annual Kettle Campaign
From Global News - November 14, 2017

The Salvation Army will launch their annual Kettle Campaign on Friday, but the organization says it needs more help to reach their goal in Kingston.

The goal is to raise $310,000 with the funds staying local to support some of the Salvation Armys programs and services.

A day drop in shelter. It helps our after school programs. It helps with our emergency food services last year we provided more than 20 thousand bags of groceries to individuals and families, said Maria Sadowy from the Kingston branch.

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There are hundreds of shifts that still need to be filled ahead of the campaign that runs until Dec. 23.

Since 2006, Carol Roche has been standing post at one of the 19 Kingston kettle locations.

At The Salvation Armys local volunteer meet and greet she said she offers her time because more than six decades ago, The Salvation Army helped her when she was just a little girl.

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