The Salvation Army‘s annual Red Kettle Campaign begins two weeks before Thanksgiving and lasts until Dec. 24. Volunteers stand outside of stores in Savannah wishing a Merry Christmas to holiday shoppers, spreading word about The Salvation Army and collecting donations. Here’s a look into the reasons why the Red Kettle workers do what they can to help raise money.
Signs and kettles such as this one are set up in front of stores all over the Savannah area.
Jodene Longberry received positive feedback from a Sam
Another shopper stopped to make a donation.
Derrick Henderson energetically rang his bell to spread Christmas cheer.
Henderson stopped to thank a shopper for donating.
Volunteer Chaka Hymon stood outside of Sears collecting donations.
Henry Gray excitedly rang two bells and sang Christmas carols while collecting donations.