Donations doubled to offset $37,000 shortfall
Donations made today or tomorrow at any of the Albert Lea Salvation Army’s seven kettle locations will be doubled, up to $2,000, thanks to a matching gift from Growing Hope, a nonprofit land management foundation.
With just a few days left until Christmas, the Albert Lea Salvation Army is $37,000 short of its Christmas Campaign goal of $186,000.
“It’s critical that we reach our Christmas goal,” said Captain Jim Brickson, Albert Lea Salvation Army administrator. “Without more donations, we will have a hard time keeping up with the demand for our services in 2013. We’re calling on the Albert Lea community to please help us.”
There are several ways to help the Albert Lea Salvation army: