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Havre Salvation Army behind in Red Kettle Campaign


December 19, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Tyley Hemmer, 11, left, takes a candy cane after donating to the Salvation Army as Delmar Four Souls rings his bell Tuesday at Walmart in Havre. Four Souls has been a bell ringer for only two days, but says people have been very generous during his brief stint on the job. But the Havre Salvation Army says it is far short of its goal for the year and is hoping people step up to make up the difference in the next few days. The program runs through Dec. 24.

The Salvation Army Havre Service Center is close to $10,000 short from its goal of $28,000 for this year's Red Kettle Campaign, although a pledged donation by a local service club will help a bit.

Havre Salvation Army Social Services Director Trina Crawford said it is important that the Salvation Army meets its goal because the money raised in the Red Kettle Campaign goes directly back into the community.

"Last year we didn't make our goal either and, because of us not making our goal, we had to turn quite a few people away to help because we just didn't have the funding to help," Crawfo...

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