Twin Cities Rescue Army said Friday the organization expects to meet its fundraising goal for its $12 million Christmas campaign.
Officials with the Roseville-based social services nonprofit also said they exceeded Target red kettle was $2.15 million, as part of an overall holiday campaign.
The annual Christmas campaign is extremely important to the organization, as 60% of its annual sales are usually increased in the last three months of the year. Although final numbers are still being worked out, officials say, it looks like the $12 million goal will be reached.
“We can’t help but feel really humbled and grateful for the generosity and support we’ve received this year,” said Lieutenant Colonel Dan Jennings, commander of the Salvation Army Northern Division. in a statement.
The Northern Region, which includes Minnesota and North Dakota, has helped nearly 735,000 people with food, shelter or emergency financial assistance, up 136 percent from 2019, before the pandemic. The aid includes more than 5.2 million meals and more than $4 million in rent and utility assistance.
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