Red Kettle campaign shows hope for helping

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first_img Neither rain nor sleet, nor Ol’ Jack Frost will stop the Pike County Salvation Army’s bells from ringing.“Nor COIVID-19,” said Kim May, Pike County Salvation Army director.“Under the circumstances of the year 2020, I feel rather good about our Red Kettle campaign,” May said. “The people of Pike County have always been very generous in their giving and this year has been no different. Of course, the total giving will be down some but we have had some large donations that will help and people are being as generous as they can be.”May said the number of bell ringers has been small so the bell ringing opportunities have been limited. Latest Stories Regular bell ringers for the Pike County Salvation Army are Eddie Turner, Freddie Turner, Jimmy Phillips, Ginny Hamm, Anne Register, Gwen Martin and Wallace Mobley.“The Brundidge Rotary Club rings the bell at the Piggly Wiggly store in Brundidge,” May said.  “The Rotarians have been ringing for several years and we appreciate them very much.”Members of the Pike County Salvation Army Advisory Board, Donna McLaney Jones, Teresa Doty, Becky Kirby, Nell Haigh and Doc Kirby and Woodman Life assume the duties of setting up the kettles each morning and closing them down in the evening. They are also bell ringers.The Kiwanis Club rings the bell in Luverne and Woodman Life Chapter 16, the city fire department, RSVP, the Lions Club, Kiwanis Club and Early Childhood Education Center ring in Eufaula. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Red Kettle campaign shows hope for helping Local COVID death toll rises sharply Pike County has lost more than 20 residents to COVID-19. The county reached 21 confirmed COVID deaths with the Thursday… read more Email the author Sponsored Content Skip Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The requests for rental assistance, utilities and food have increased during the pandemic and expectations are that they will continue to increase throughout the winter months.“These are difficult times and people need assistance,” May said. “The more money we have the more needs we can supply. To receive assistance from the Salvation Army, a written request is required and the request must be approved.”The 2020 Pike County Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign will close on Christmas Eve.May said every dime, every dollar helps fill a need of a neighbor or friend here in Pike County.“We thank all of those who make the Red Kettle campaign a part of their Christmas giving,” she said. Published 7:00 pm Thursday, December 17, 2020 The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Book Nook to reopen “We are lucky to get both doors at Walmart covered,” she said. “Some days we are lucky if we can get one door coverd all day.”May expressed appreciation to all the volunteer bell ringers and acknowledged those who ring on a regular basis.“Several of our volunteers take a day to ring each week and are also on call if someone is unable to ring at the last minute,” she said. Print Article Submitted photoOlivia Stewart (left) and Dianna Lee ring the bell for the Salvation Army outside of Walmart in Troy. By The Penny Hoarderlast_img

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