The Salvation Army Front Royal Corps is gearing up for the annual Red Kettle Campaign, with the familiar cheerful bells ringing out in front of various store fronts throughout the Christmas season. The season will officially kick-off with a brief ceremony outside of Wal-Mart at Riverton Commons at 10 a.m. on Nov. 18, highlighting this year’s theme “Love Beyond Christmas.”

Funds raised throughout the Kettle Campaign go directly back to the local community to support those in need with rent/mortgage assistance, utilities assistance, hygiene items, clothing and food.

To be successful and provide this level of assistance, the Kettle Campaign relies on organizations to “adopt” days as well as individual volunteers. Anyone who would like to sign up can do so online at www.registertoring.com.

The Salvation Army Front Royal Corps supports the counties of Warren, Page and Rappahannock, as well as the town of Strasburg. Kettles will be hosted outside of Wal-Marts in Warren and Page Counties, Big Lots in the Royal Plaza Shopping Center, and outside ABC stores.

Further information is available by calling Capt. Ann Hawk at 540-635-4020.

Schedules

  • Starting Friday, November 18th, 2022, repeats every week on Friday until Friday, December 23, 2022 — all day

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