As most of us start pulling out the Christmas decorations it is also a time to reflect on all of our blessings and it's also a great time to think about those in need. How would you like to help? You can by volunteering some of your time to the special programs the Salvation Army has been hard on over the past several months.

 

The Salvation Army red kettles are appearing outside our local stores, and you will also see the Angel Trees being set up. The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help them ensure that the men, women and children in need in our community can have a wonderful Christmas.

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The Salvation Army of Texarkana is Seeking Volunteers For its Red Kettle Campaign and Angel Tree Program

Captain Juan Gomez of The Salvation Army in Texarkana said in a press release,

Come spend some time volunteering and make a meaningful impact on the lives of countless individuals this holiday season. We have volunteer opportunities tailored just for you, whether you can spare an hour, a morning or a full day, and come as an individual, family or group.

 

How to Become a Salvation Army Bell Ringer

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The Red Kettle program is the Salvation Army’s biggest fundraiser and helps support services and programs all throughout the year right in Texarkana.
Bell Ringer Volunteers are needed Monday through Saturday from November 13 to December 23.
To volunteer just go to RegisterToRing.com and sign up for the location and shift you would like to work. You can also call Juan Gomez at (903) 330-9941 or email him at  Juan.Gomez@uss.salvationarmy.org.

How to Become an Angel Tree Volunteer

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Because of the generosity of local donors and businesses in the Texarkana area, the Salvation Army will be able to provide gifts to 750 children in the Angel Tree program. When you volunteer for this program you will be working at Angel Tree adoption locations, sorting gifts and helping hand out the gifts to the registered families. Angel Tree Volunteers are needed from November 13 through December 14.
To volunteer call Clara Gomez at (903) 691-9137 or email her at  Clara.Gomez@uss.salvationarmy.org.

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Volunteers are also needed to help serve holiday meals. For more information call The Salvation Army at (870) 774-2701. If you would like to make a donation you can find out more information at southernusa.salvationarmy.org/texarkana/.

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