UNION, N.J. (PRWEB)
November 14, 2017
The Salvation Army in New Jersey’s Third Annual Kettle Kick-Off promises to be the biggest and best to date. On Giving Tuesday, November 28th, the highly-visible Red Kettle Campaign event will officially launch at four New Jersey Transit locations—including the flagship event at Newark Penn Station—and will feature New Jersey’s own two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and two-time FIFA Player of the Year, Carli Lloyd, serving as Honorary Kettle Kick-Off Chairperson.
Morning commuters at Newark Penn Station, Hamilton Station, Secaucus Junction and Trenton Transit Center will be treated with The Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettle stands, bell-ringers, volunteers and live music to drive excitement in order to raise $1.9 million during the Red Kettle Campaign. Funds collected during the campaign will provide for families and individuals across the state during the holiday season and year-round, sustaining the vital programs and services from The Salvation Army that help people in need manage their daily lives.
“Many families are still finding it nearly impossible to stay afloat financially, and we’ve seen it firsthand in the increasing number of New Jersey residents who come to us for help,” says Major Ivan K. Rock, State Commander of The Salvation Army in New Jersey. “The Red Kettle Campaign is integral to the lives of many New Jersey residents, and is made possible, in conjunction with our Platinum sponsors, Prudential Financial, Contura Energy and LENNAR as well as all the other companies and individuals who support our mission to transform the lives of those in need in our state.”
Last year, 708,884 individuals in New Jersey received assistance from The Salvation Army, which included holiday and…
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