PRESS RELEASE: Salvation Army Red Kettle Stolen from Grocery Store in Waverly




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Salvation Army Red Kettle Stolen from Grocery Store in Baltimore
BALTIMORE, MD (November 13, 2018) — A Salvation Army Red Kettle was stolen from a supermarket on 33rd Street in Baltimore on Tuesday afternoon and the charity is seeking the community’s help in identifying the individual(s) responsible.

The Red Kettle Campaign helps raise financial support for The Salvation Army’s critical local programs and services year-round, including meals for the hungry, holiday gifts, feeding programs, social services, and educational programs.

“We are not immune to acts of desperation, even with everything we offer our community,” said Captain Ryan Vincent, Salvation Army officer. “This is our season to raise as much funding as possible to help those in desperate situations and this theft will definitely affect the capacity in which we can respond. We appreciate Giant Food of Waverly and the Baltimore police department for all of their help in responding to this incident.”

If you know anything about this theft, please call the Baltimore Police Department.


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About The Salvation Army of Central Maryland

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in Maryland in 1885, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 150 years. Nearly one hundred thousand Marylanders receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, clothing, and shelter to the homeless, and after-school programs for underprivileged children through its partnership with The Boys and Girls Club of America. Eighty-two cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in Maryland.

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