Nacogdoches Salvation Army kicks off annual Kettle Campaign

By Whitney Grunder - bio | email

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE)- The Nacogdoches Salvation Army kicked off its annual kettle campaign at Wal-Mart, early Friday morning.

Seven kettles are dispersed at different venues around Nacogdoches, all in an effort to raise money which will serve the community and benefit the needs that are not covered by existing agencies. Director Candyce Wagnon says last year they raised a record amount of 30,000 dollars and this year she hopes they will do even better.

"It's our primary fundraiser for the Salvation Army and 100 percent of all the money stays local. With you know, being able to serve Nacogdoches County and because we don't receive a lot of funding outside of this, this is very important to our organization. This is what helps us make a difference in Nacogdoches," said Wagnon.

The kettles will be displayed every day and people have until December 23rd to drop off donations, big or small.

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