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The Salvation Army

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Come ring our bells this Christmas and help The Salvation Army make a BIG difference in your community. We have nearly 200 bellringing site throughout Metro St. Louis. Sign up is easy - go to RegisterToRing.org and select the location and date of your choice.

There are sure signs of the Christmas season: Christmas tree, lights and pretty ornaments; Christmas music playing; people generally in a cheerful and generous spirit; and the ringing bells of The Salvation Army bellringers outside of stores across the nation. The Red Kettle campaign began in 1891 and continues today as The Salvation Army’s largest public fundraising campaign.

Nearly everyone is welcomed and encouraged to volunteer to ring. Individuals, families, students, corporate employees, church groups, service clubs, social organizations, scout troops, friends, the list is endless. Bellringing is open to anyone who wants to donate their time and have a rewarding experience. If under age 16 volunteers must have a parent or guardian present with them while ringing. Ringing bells can be more fun when you recruit others to help. Co-workers, family and friends are always welcome to assist you. it also teaches them the importance of volunteering at a young age.

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About The Salvation Army

Location:

1130 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Description

The Midland Division of The Salvation Army is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. The division encompasses the state of Missouri, with the exception of Kansas City and six surrounding counties, and Southern Illinois.

The Army has a strong presence across the Division, with 29 Corps Community Centers; five social service institutions (with 615 beds) in St. Louis; 12 shelters (with 252 beds) outside of St. Louis; and 148 service units (local volunteer units) that are strategically located across the two states.

The Salvation Army's services literally touch people from the cradle to the grave. For example, in St. Louis, after-school programs and day camps serve dozens of children each day, while Booth Manor provides 73 residential units for low-income senior citizens

The Salvation Army spent more than $36 million on service in the Midland Division last year. It is a cost-efficient organization.In St. Louis, for example, 86 cents of every dollar donated goes directly to local programs and services

WHEN

Fri Nov 29, 2019 - Tue Dec 24, 2019
10:00 AM - 08:00 PM  

WHERE

1130 Hampton AvenueVarious stores throughout Metro St. LouisSaint Louis, MO 63139

(38.62834,-90.2869)
 

SKILLS

  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • children under 16 yrs must be supervised by adult

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