The tree at is covered in tags with local children in need of presents.
"This is for the volunteers that come to ring the bells and their having a little get together for them to start off the season for bell ringing", said Volunteer, Mark Miller. After the gifts are purchased, they are returned to the Angel Tree location for processing and distribution by the Salvation Army.
Festival Foods recently announced it will partner with the Salvation Army to host the Red Kettle campaign at its 28 stores across the state beginning this month.
Retail inflation at seven-month high driven by food and fuel prices
Moreover, the pass-through of the goods and services tax (GST) to final prices of various goods and services may not be complete. The MPC in August cut its key policy rate by 25 basis points to 6%, the lowest since November 2010.
Student targeted in ransom scam found, two more still missing
The students, police allege, were warned that their family back home in China would be in danger if they did not comply. The other two students were located over the weekend. "They don't have a lot of friends or family here in Canada".
Monday's First Warning Forecast: Morning rain then clearing skies
Temperatures will reach a high of 49 degrees and 47 degrees on Monday and Tuesday , respectively, forecasters predicted. Overnight lows will drop into the low 30's as another taste of winter-like air invades the state.
The familiar red kettle and cheery bell has been a long time staple around the holidays, with bell ringers starting around Black Friday and continuing through Christmas Eve.
Money raised will be used throughout the year to help provide food, clothing, emergency and disaster assistance and toys for children this Christmas. Carmen Campbell, corps officer of the Auburn Salvation Army center, said in a news release. "Be a part of something special by helping make a difference in the lives of so many this holiday season, and all year round".