red kettle campaign http://wrvo.org en Salvation Army makes final push for donations despite lagging numbers http://wrvo.org/post/salvation-army-makes-final-push-donations-despite-lagging-numbers <p>Bad weather and a shorter fundraising season are taking their toll on the Salvation Army's Red kettle Campaign this year. Maj. Don Hostetler, commander of the Salvation Army's Empire State Division, says at first the season was actually tracking ahead of last year. But heavy snowfalls and a stretch of bitter cold temperatures dampened a strong start, resulting in the charity's late season push to reach their $4 million goal.<br /> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Gino Geruntino 49026 at http://wrvo.org Salvation Army makes final push for donations despite lagging numbers