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Gifts to Salvation Army of Kent Co. will be matched on Giving Tuesday

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Posted at 9:30 AM, Nov 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 09:30:23-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Donations made to the Salvation Army of Kent County on Giving Tuesday tomorrow will be matched up to $51,000, the organization said in a news release.

Contributions of any amount given to a physical or virtual red kettle, as well as those gifted online, over the phone or in the mail will be equaled dollar for dollar.

“Giving Tuesday is an amazing opportunity to encourage people to give back to their community,” said Major Glen Caddy, divisional commander. “We are tremendously grateful for the donor who has offered to double the donations on Giving Tuesday. I believe that their generosity will inspire others to join in supporting The Salvation Army as we come alongside of neighbors who need help. Your donation being doubled will go a long way to help us Rescue Christmas for those most vulnerable this year.”

Donations can be made the following ways:

  • Visiting one of the nearly 40 physical red kettles stationed throughout Kent County
  • Visit a virtual red kettle here
  • Online
  • By calling 616-459-3433 or 1-800-SAL-ARMY
  • Mailing financial gifts to The Salvation Army at 1215 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.