Today is the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Kick-Off!

WNZR’s Wesley Boston talked with Captain Christine Moretz of Mount Vernon’s Salvation Army. She shared details about this year’s Red Kettle Campaign including the many ways that you can support the ministry. This year’s theme is “Rescue Christmas”.

Click HERE to hear their conversation.

Click HERE to give online through a Virtual Red Kettle or to volunteer.

The Salvation Army kicks off the 2019 Red Kettle Campaign

WNZR’s Marcy Rinehart talked with Capt. Christine Moretz of the Mount Vernon Salvation Army about the 2019 Kettle Kick-Off.

Click HERE to hear their conversation.

Kettles are open from 11/18 – 11/28 at Rural King and Baker’s IGA.

On Friday after Thanksgiving, 11/29, there will be 5 kettles open around MV: Rural King, Baker’s IGA, Kroger, Walmart and People’s Bank of Marietta.

You can also give online at

You can sign up to volunteer by calling the office at 740-392-8716 or go online You can pick your city, state and when you want to volunteer.

The Mount Vernon Salvation Army kicks off their 2018 Red Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army kicked-off the 2018 Red Kettle Campaign on 11/20. WNZR’s Marcy Rinehart talked with Capt. Christine Moretz about this year’s goal, kettle locations, the need for bell ringers and her heart for ministry to our community.

Click HERE to hear their conversation

Click HERE to volunteer to ring bells at a kettle.

Click HERE to stay connected to all the activities at the Mount Vernon Salvation Army.

Some exciting stats from 2018:
2,248 total families served with food/financial assistance
28 families assisted with rent or mortgage
66 families assisted with a utility shut off
6 families assisted with emergency lodging
52,794 meals provided through the food pantry
7,595 meals served through hot meals
1,504 meals served to children through Kids Clubs
41 Music and Arts instruction classes
116 days of tutoring through the Learning Zone
40 Teen leadership classes
10 Crock Pot Class graduates
22 children sent to overnight camp
60 Summer Day Campers

2018 Kettle Locations:
Baker’s IGA
Rural King
People’s Bank of Marietta

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