The Salvation Army Launches Red Kettle Campaign in Allegheny County

Nov 16, 2022

PITTSBURGH (November 16, 2022) The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division is proud to launch this year’s Red Kettle Campaign which will help the nonprofit continue to love and serve families and individuals in Allegheny County, beyond the most difficult situations. The annual fundraiser will kick off with iconic red kettles stationed around downtown Pittsburgh from 5 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 19. Members of The Salvation Army music program will also be playing sounds of the season throughout the evening at various locations, including at the City-County Building. The Salvation Army thanks its Allegheny County Red Kettle Kickoff Sponsor PNC Bank, we also want to thank our supporter EZ Storage.

“We are so grateful to our generous corporate and private supporters who help The Salvation Army serve and fulfill so many needs in our community,” Major Gregory Hartshorn, Divisional Commander of The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania, said. “Our work throughout the year would not be possible without the funds raised through our red kettles. We are thankful and would like to wish everyone in our community the deepest blessings of this Christmas season and beyond.”

The Salvation Army Western PA Division’s Red Kettle Campaign supports families and individuals in need through a variety of support services including feeding programs, utility/rent assistance and Emergency Disaster Services. The Salvation Army also offers housing, recovery and rehabilitation, seasonal assistance, as well as youth empowerment and spiritual programs. Donations can be made virtually at any time by visiting The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle goal for Allegheny County is $565,500.

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  The Salvation Army … doing the most good for the most people in the most need.


Nicole Harrell, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division

Email  |  Office: (412) 446-1642

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