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November 28, 2017

 

Salvation Army Sign

Survey: What Motivates You To Give Money To Charity?

As charitable organizations ramp up end-of-year donation campaigns, we're looking at what motivates Hoosiers to donate.

November 24, 2017

 

A red salvation army sign with a person playing the tuba in the background.

Local Salvation Army Optimistic Despite Slow Start For Red Kettles

The Salvation Army of Monroe County’s annual Red Kettle donation campaign is off to a slow start and officials say it could be because of donation fatigue.

December 26, 2016

 

A Monroe County organization is encouraging Hoosiers to choose recycling instead.

Monroe County Residents Encouraged To Recycle Live Trees, Wreaths

Monroe County’s five recycling centers are accepting live tree, wreath and garland drop offs until January 14.

December 7, 2016

 

The Pacers and Fever mascots were on hand to help pass out toys to kids in Bloomington.

Pacers Hand Out Toys To Bloomington Kids

The team will distribute more than 30,000 toys to several different service organizations.

December 21, 2015

 

If you’re headed to an ugly sweater party this weekend, retailers say there’s a good chance you’ve spent more on your outerwear than in recent years.

It’s Ugly Sweater Season, Again

If you’re headed to an ugly sweater party this weekend, retailers say there’s a good chance you’ve spent more on your outerwear than in recent years.

December 21, 2015

 

Bloomington stations WHCC and B97 have learned over the years that finding the time to start playing Christmas is easier said than done.

Songs Of The Season Herald The Holidays

When’s the right time to start playing Christmas songs? And why are there so few news holiday tunes? We asked some Hoosiers for their answers.

December 18, 2015

 

Salvation Army Kettle

Behind The Kettles: Who Are The Salvation Army Bell Ringers?

Several of the people behind the kettles say their season wouldn’t be the same without the ringing of the bells.

October 16, 2014

 

Amazon.com plans to expand its Indiana operations later this year.

Amazon To Bring Seasonal Work To Indiana

The online retailer will hire 80,000 seasonal employees around the country.

November 29, 2013

 

Police officers with traffic barrier.

Holiday Stress May Not Translate To Higher Crime Rate

Law enforcement personnel say they don’t necessarily see an uptick in crime between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

November 15, 2013

 

Venison meat at the Hoosier Hills Food Bank

DNR Money Aids In Venison Processing, Donation To Food Banks

Hunters can bring their deer meat to a processor to be donated to Indiana food banks.

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