The Salvation Army Cortland Center 2018 Red Kettle Campaign for Cortland County began on November 12 and will continue through December 24.
The Red Kettle bell ringers will welcome customers Monday through Saturday at P&C Fresh, Price Chopper, Tops and Walmart in Cortland.
Businesses, Individuals and community groups are encouraged to volunteer as Red Kettle bell ringers. Please contact the Salvation Army Cortland Center at 607-753-9363.
All funds raised in Cortland County stay in Cortland County, helping the Salvation Army Cortland Center provide services to local children, women and men in need.
This year’s Red Kettle campaign goal for Cortland County is $46,500.
Food programs to prevent hunger are an essential part of the services at the Salvation Army Cortland Center.
A Soup Kitchen is provided Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 PM.
Their Food Pantry is open on weekdays: Monday and Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00-3:00 PM, and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
The Salvation Army Cortland Center also provides warm meals to children participating in evening programs.
In October alone, the Cortland Center of the Salvation Army served 132 households and 287 individuals from its food pantry, fed 149 households at its Wednesday Soup Kitchen, and provided a warm meal during Kids Night to 145 children.