The ceremonies kicked off the Salvation Army's red kettle driver, when bell ringers man the red collection kettles outside businesses in Omaha and Council Bluffs.
The Salvation Army of Dickinson County is kicking off their bell ringing fundraising efforts Monday November 13th. After the gifts are purchased, they are returned to the Angel Tree location for processing and distribution by the Salvation Army.
For the second year in a row, the Salvation Army hopes to raise $100,000. The funds also will support the Salvation Army food pantry and be used to provide children with toys on Christmas.
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Volunteers are needed to help organize Angel Tree items into bags for distribution, ring bells for the Red Kettle Campaign and various other tasks this holiday season.
The 2016 Tree of Lights campaign ended by raising $103,412, making it the second year in a row the organization had exceeded its goal.
You need to bring a photo ID, proof of income and address along with birth certificates, report cards or custody papers with birth dates for every child in your household.