ELLWOOD Group Matching Donations Made to Local Red Kettle Campaign

Nov 16, 2023


ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (November 17, 2023) – The Salvation Army Ellwood City Service Unit is proud to announce a local partnership with the ELLWOOD Group, a locally-owned manufacturer based in Ellwood City. Every donation made to the Red Kettle Campaign in Ellwood City before December 23, 2023, will be matched by the ELLWOOD Group, up to $20,000. Red Kettle donations ensure The Salvation Army can continue to operate feeding programs including holiday meals, provide rental/utility assistance to neighbors in need and offer youth programs and other essential services.

“It is important to remember when you donate to The Salvation Army, your money stays here in our community and helps to provide vital assistance to those in need,” said David Barensfeld, ELLWOOD Group Chairman of the Board. “When you donate to the Red Kettle Campaign, you're not just giving to an organization; you're making a real difference in the lives of our neighbors. Please join us in making a difference this holiday season.”

Funds raised through the annual Red Kettle Campaign remain in the community where it was given, making it possible for The Salvation Army to deliver life-changing programs and services throughout the year. The Salvation Army’s goal is to raise $14,000 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania this season. Salvation Army service units are run by community volunteers who give of their time and talents to make a difference in the community all year long.

Donations to the Red Kettle Campaign, can be made in person at a Red Kettle location or virtually by visiting, https://salarmy.us/EllwoodKettle. Donations can also be made by texting the word “Kettle” to 31333. Donors can then reply with their ZIP code to ensure each donation goes directly back into the community where they reside.

The Salvation Army is also seeking volunteers to ring bells alongside the nonprofit’s iconic Red Kettles this holiday season. Volunteer opportunities can be found on salvationarmywpa.org/volunteer or by contacting The Salvation Army Ellwood City Service Unit at 724-691-8012.

Celebrating over 150 years of global service as both a church and a social service organization, The Salvation Army began in London, England in 1865. Today, it provides critical services in 132 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, visit salvationarmywpa.org. The Salvation Army … doing the most good for the most people in the most need.

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