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Salvation Army Red Kettle

Valuable Gold Coin Found In Salvation Army Kettle

AP | Posted 12.14.2013 | Impact

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — Someone has again anonymously dropped a gold Krugerrand coin into a Salvation Army red kettle in a central Indiana city. Salvat...

Missing Holiday Week Ravaging Salvation Army Kettle Donations

Posted 12.11.2013 | Impact

Last year in Hawaii, the Salvation Army raised almost $1 million through its red kettle campaign. So far this year, it has only raised about $371,0...

The Salvation Army's History of Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Zinnia Jones | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Zinnia Jones

Would-be donors should consider whether "doing the most good" might mean supporting one of the many other effective and reputable charities that provide for the needy without engaging in anti-gay beliefs, policies, or political activities.

Donors Drop Rare African Coins In Red Kettles

Posted 12.27.2012 | Impact

Just when Salvation Army bell ringers thought no donation could surprise them, rare African coins started popping up in their kettles. In some cit...

Donor Drops Wedding Ring In Red Kettle

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.13.2012 | Impact

After years of finding gold coins and casino chips in its red kettles, the Salvation Army has gotten used to receiving some unusual items over the hol...

Valuable Find Discovered In Salvation Army Kettle

AP | Posted 12.12.2012 | Money

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. -- A gold coin worth $500 wrapped in a $100 bill has been found in a Salvation Army red kettle set up at an upstate New York shopping...

Mini Horse Helps Salvation Army Raise Money

AP | CARRIE ANTLFINGER | Posted 11.30.2012 | Impact

WEST BEND, Wis. -- Tinker may be miniature – as in a miniature horse – but he's a big money raiser for the Salvation Army. He uses his mo...

Salvation Army Feels The Heat For Alleged Anti-Gay Stance

Posted 11.26.2012 | Gay Voices

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, the Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign is once again coming under intense scrutiny from lesbian, gay...

Salvation Army Reveals Record Donations From 2011 Red Kettle Campaign

Posted 01.30.2012 | Impact

The jingle of coins hitting those Salvation Army red kettles set a record to the tune of $147.6 million this year. The charity's Red Kettle Campaig...

Mystery Salvation Army Coin Donors Give $10,000 Over 15 Years, Finally Reveal Identities

Posted 01.20.2012 | Impact

In Gettysburg, Penn., part of the magic of Christmas has included a mysterious gold coin anonymously dropped into a Salvation Army red kettle every ye...

Anonymous Donor Drops Rare Gold Coin In Salvation Army Red Kettle

AP | Posted 01.20.2012 | Impact

GREEN BAY, WIS. — A Salvation Army branch in Wisconsin may not have received frankincense or myrrh, but its bell ringers found a gift of gold. Th...

Local Salvation Army Meets Toy Donation Goal Just In Time

Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago

After reports emerged earlier this month that the Salvation Army was coming up short when it came to toy donations for its Adopt-A-Family program in C...

Skip The Salvation Army's Red Kettles, Say LGBT Rights Activists

Posted 11.26.2011 | Gay Voices

The Salvation Army's Red Kettle bell ringers have become a truly iconic part of the holiday shopping season. However, many lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...