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The Salvation Army is expecting to serve up to 155 percent more people in 2020, at the same time donations are expected to drop due to COVID-19. So the organization is starting its Red Kettle Campaign early, hoping to rescue Christmas.

MICHIGAN CITY — The Salvation Army will be kicking off its annual Christmas campaign earlier than ever as need continues to rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For the first time in 130 years, The Salvation Army is starting its annual holiday fundraising campaign early across the country in order to “Rescue Christmas,” according to Major Becky Simmons of The Salvation Army of Michigan City.

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