The Salvation Army has reported it raised over 23.5 million dollars nationally through its Christmas Kettle Campaign. That surpasses their 21 million dollar goal. As we reported earlier the Salvation Army in Flin Flon raised 15, 750 dollars, up about 400 dollars over last year, for their Christmas Hampers, their Soup Days program and other things they do in the community.
Canadian Commissioner Susan McMillan says they are truly grateful for the continued support of their donors, volunteers and community partners who enable them to help 1.9 million struggling Canadians during the Christmas season and throughout the year. She adds the kettle Campaign is their largest fund raising drive of the year and would not be possible without the thousands of kettle workers who volunteer their time.