Give Something and Get Something -- Ring in the Christmas Spirit, Join the Fun and Kick Off the Walmart Salvation Army Red

Give Something and Get Something -- Ring in the Christmas Spirit, Join the Fun
and Kick Off the Walmart Salvation Army Red Kettle Season in North Versailles

PR Newswire

CARNEGIE, Pa., Nov. 13, 2013

CARNEGIE, Pa., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Give something. Get
something. Join in the fun! The North Versailles Walmart is ready to ring in
The Salvation Army's Christmas season. The public is invited to share in the
festivities Thursday, November 21^st at 10:00 AM. In addition to holiday
music and refreshments, Walmart has generously donated a limited number of
gift cards to be distributed randomly to the crowd by Secret Santas.


Marcy Park, Walmart Market Manager and member of The Salvation Army's Greater
Pittsburgh Advisory Board plays a key role in the Red Christmas Kettle
Campaign. "Marcy and our friends at Walmart have become a part of The
Salvation Army family," said Major Mark Mackneer, The Salvation Army's Western
Pennsylvania Division's Allegheny County Coordinator. "Walmart is a critical
part of this campaign. We raise almost 30% of our total Red Kettle dollars in
front of Walmart stores. Thousands of our needy families rely on them for

Weekly results will be tallied and displayed on posters prominently displayed
in each store located in the following communities: West Mifflin; North
Versailles; Robinson; Bethel Park; Pittsburgh Mills; Gibsonia; Natrona
Heights; Carnegie; and Freeport Road. In 2012, Walmart Red Christmas Kettles
raised more than half of one million dollars for The Salvation Army's
28-county Western Pennsylvania Division, Red Kettle income remains within the
communities in which it is raised. The 2013 Red Kettle goal is more than 3
million dollars.

Both a church and a social service organization, The Salvation Army began in
London, England in 1865. Today, it provides critical services in 126
countries worldwide. The 28-county Western Pennsylvania Division serves
thousands of needy families through a wide variety of support services. To
learn more about The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania, log onto The Salvation Army … Doing the most good . . . for
the most people . . . in the most need.

Photo Op: Thursday, November 21^st, 2013 @ 10:00 AM - North Versailles Walmart

SOURCE Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division
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