Salvation Army at 29% of holiday collection goal - WSFA.com: News Weather and Sports for Montgomery, AL.

Salvation Army at 29% of holiday collection goal

Posted: Updated:
  • More newsMore>>

  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-04-21 08:13:40 GMT
    From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of...More >>
    From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing...More >>
  • SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:13 AM EDT2014-04-21 07:13:43 GMT
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.More >>
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.More >>
  • After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

    After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:06 AM EDT2014-04-21 07:06:47 GMT
    For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square...More >>
    For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square and plan...More >>
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

The Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau has collected 29 percent of its goal for the holiday season.

Major Ben Stillwell with Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau says the program kicked off on November 12 and as of November 24 they have raised $92,639.

Their goal is $320,000.

The Salvation Army will have bell ringers at local stores until Christmas Eve.

Other donations via mail and walk-in donations will be accepted until mid-January.

Copyright 2012 KFVS. All rights reserved.

Talked to Major Ben with Salvation Army…

 

-program kicked off on November 12th

-as of November 24th (Saturday) they have raised 92,639 dollars

-29% of goal

-goal is 320,000

-collecting till mid January

-bell ringers will be out till Christmas Eve

-other donations come in via mail and walk ins

 

I'm sure we have file VO from this year if we want to run this as a headline.

Powered by WorldNow