The major fundraising campaigns for both the United Way and Salvation Army are underway in Door County and finish at the end of the year.
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Bell ringers are present at 42 locations across Saginaw County.
The Salvation Army provides food pantries at 220 5th Ave., Moline, and 3400 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. "It's not the only one, but it's the one we support, and to help everyone we can".
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Adrienne Ealy said she'll do the same for her 6-year-old daughter, who requested a bike and a Shimmer and Shine or JoJo Siwa doll.
It's the time of year where you see bell ringers at the stores. "They all give because they want to give".
But donations are down in a year that the goal is higher: $390,000.
The week of December 18 is the last week for the Salvation Army bell ringing collection effort that helps the organization care for people in need. Bad weather is the big culprit.
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This weekend, Salvation Army representatives will be busy packing toys for children.
For weeks, shoppers have been granting holiday wishes by picking out children registered in the Salvation Army's angel tree program.
Ervin received hand-delivered presents from FedEx on Friday morning.
"If we run out of toys, that really helps us go and buy toys and then they can bring down toys to add to our toy shop", said Worthy. "We have it curtained off, and when we call their numbers, we've got runners who have to come and get the gifts and bring them up to the front to give the parents", Rodgers said.
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Funds raised during the Kettle Season previous year made it possible to provide critical support for over 74,000 people, through food, after school programs, and more.