A donation immediately comes off a donor’s 2011 taxes as a charitable deduction from your taxable income, (versus making a donation in early 2012) – that would show as a deduction on 2012 taxes.
The goodies, valued at more than $820, were donated in separate kettles in West Bloomfield and other areas. They’ll be auctioned off later this month by Abbott’s Corp. of Birmingham.
The familiar chime of the bells ringing for The Salvation Army will end at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 – traditionally the final day of the iconic red kettles at storefronts.
It’s crunch time for the Salvation Amy as the charity enters the final days in this year’s effort to help needy Metro Detroiters
Hundreds of Macomb County families are being helped with their Christmas shopping today by the Salvation Army Warren Corps.
The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit is still $5 million away from reaching its $8.2 million 2011 Red Kettle Campaign fundraising goal. Scrambling, the charity issued an “urgent plea” for help Wednesday.
As part of The Salvation Army’s continued efforts to gain new supporters, three of the charity’s most unique fundraising efforts — the Coin Catch online game, the Online Red Kettle and its iPhone app — are back in a big way.
The Salvation Army has kicked off its annual Red Kettle campaign with a goal of raising $8.2 million.
All volunteer opportunities can be found at http://www.ringbell.org. Volunteers may log on, pick a preferred location and choose a shift time most convenient for them.
The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit is currently accepting applications for Christmas assistance from residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties