The Salvation Army's Service Extension Unit volunteer representative in Cherokee County thanks the "hundreds of friends and supporters" who gave donations and time to the Salvation Army during its recent Christmas Kettle Campaign.
Mary Jo Carnine, Bell Ringing Chairperson of the Cherokee County Salvation Army Service Extension Unit, said the County donations totaled $3,533.17 this past Christmas season.
Carnine said it is only with such generous support from the community that the Salvation Army is able to continue to fund year-around programs such as offering visitation to the lonely, coats for those less fortunate, summer camping experiences for the needy, holiday food baskets, back-to-school supplies, and temporary welfare assistance to those in need.
"Again, from volunteering to contributions, we appreciare the kindness, compassion, and generosity that our community has and continues to show," said Carnine. "Your support has helped us make a difference in the lives of those we serve."