Salvation Army Sees Lower Donations Early in Red Kettle Campaign

Salvation Army of Loudoun County representatives called out Christmas greetings to and collected donations from the visitors along the route of the Middleburg Christmas Parade this year.

While cold, rainy weather resulted in smaller than typical crowd sizes, this year’s donation buckets felt heavier than previous years’ buckets, stated Ric Humphreys.

That was a good sign during a Red Kettle giving season that, so far, has seen fewer donations and fewer volunteers in Loudoun. During the first four days, donations for this year were only 50 percent of 2017.

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Loudoun’s Salvation Army Sees Lower Donations Early in Red Kettle Campaign