Salvation Army Kettle Donations Down
Bell ringers are outside of shopping complexes across the country, with their red kettles, and jingling bells.
This year, the Chattanooga Salvation Army is $20,000 behind on donations, compared to what they had collected by now in years past.
"The red kettle money goes to everything we do at Christmas and a little beyond," said Kimberly George, a spokesperson for the Salvation Army. "Our goal is $480,000. That is $30,000 more than last year, because our needs are up."
Bell ringers will be out until Christmas Eve, Monday through Saturday.