Salvation Army teen volunteers seek change to make change

Salvation Army teen volunteers seek change to make change

Curtis Baggett is a Salvation Army Bell Ringer.

Inside Westgate Mall, attempting to appeal to shoppers loaded with purchases in the climate-controlled environment, I suspect that many did not take pity on me as the year before.

Captain Dawne Anderson of the Nanaimo Salvation Army told NanaimoNewsNOW a coworker reported someone door-knocking in Harewood Friday, claiming to be raising money for the local Salvation Army.

Corps Officer David Repass said more than 2,000 children are asking to be sponsored as an angel this Christmas season and that equals a total 460 families in Horry County, but he said that number may not be met if the angels aren't picked up. Right now, however, collections are down 10 percent from previous year even though the goal is higher.

When the program began earlier this week, organizers gave out 954 food hampers and more than 1,600 bags of toys on the first day alone.

"Hidden poverty in London is a real issue", she added.

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Close Modal Window Hang on for a minute.we're trying to find some more stories you might like. He's handed out warm smiles and collected donations for 35 years. That's not the case this Yule.

What programs, if any, are impacted will be determined later, she said.

"Services we offer are not just for the homeless, but also for the working poor", he said. Their 2017 Kettle Campaign is lagging behind last year's tally at this time.

It was a steady stream of those neighbors dropping by with donations of toys and money. "We're always in need of volunteers", Wise said.

Of the $280 million, the Salvation Army Trust in the United Kingdom got around $168 million in fundraising income, according to data submitted to the Charity Commission, a report by Charity Financials says, adding that its global arm, the Salvation Army worldwide Trust, had the eighth largest income among United Kingdom -based Christian charities, at about $79 million. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs without discrimination.

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