PA continues its recent last-day-before-Christmas tradition of collecting for the needy in a classic American way: bell ringing and the famous red kettle. Middle Schoolers will be ringing, and we invite generous contributions.

Given some recent international controversy, I asked our Salvation Army’s Northern Division leader to assure us that proceeds raised here will serve the direct-relief needs of people.  He responded: “All of the dollars raised will go directly to the needs of those we serve – the poor. I want to assure folks that we are NOT endorsing any new ideologies.  Thanks for your help in bringing clarity to the situation.”  

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