The Monroe County branch had a goal of $234,000 but raised nearly $280,000 by the end of the campaign, the largest amount ever raised by this branch.
Their goal was $3.5 million; they came in just over $300,000 short.
Several of the people behind the kettles say their season wouldn’t be the same without the ringing of the bells.
The Salvation Army of Indiana has a goal of $3.2 million to raise in donations for this holiday season but are currently under goal.
It's becoming a tradition for donors to contribute rare coins to the Salvation Army's Kettle Campaign in Kokomo.
Volunteers have been donating toys for the last month. Tuesday was the first day families could pick them up.
The Salvation Army hopes to raise $265,000 this year during its Kettle campaign.
Volunteers with the Salvation Army will begin distributing toys, food, and clothes next week to needy families.
The iconic bell-ringers are out again for the annual Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign.
WTIU covers the Bloomington Salvation Army's bellringers.