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PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -
Christmas is right around the corner, and The Salvation Army needs your help making this holiday season happy for needy families. The Red Kettle Drive and Angel Tree campaign officially began this week with the goal of doing just that.
Christmas carols from the Resurrection School Choir filled the air in downtown Pascagoula Monday as the Salvation Army launched the two important fundraisers.
"The Red Kettle Campaign helps us to help other people," Captain Andy Bailey said.
As those famous red bells rang, people jumped in line to put their money in the kettles to get the donations rolling. According to the Salvation Army, 83 cents of every dollar donated will go back in the community.
"To help people during the whole year with utility assistance, food assistance, and help those who we house in the at the shelter," Salvation Army Captain Andy Bailey said.
The Angle Tree Campaign is also in need of support. This program ensures underprivileged kids have gifts under the tree.
"We have 1,044 kids on our Angle Tree throughout Jackson County," Bailey said.
There are still more than 300 kids in Jackson County who need to be adopted. They are asking for simple toys like games, baby dolls, and kitchen sets.
"Just a small donation get can go a long way."
No one understands that better than Salvation Army Advisory Director Clayton Legear. His name was on the Angle Tree as a child.
"My mother was on welfare, and we lived on less than $500 a month. Going into the Christmas season, we were hard-pressed for money and resources," Legear said.
Legear is now able to give back and hopes other will also carry on the spirit of giving this holiday season. Salvation Army officials said Red Kettles and Angle Trees are now up at several local grocery stores, banks and malls across the coast for folks to participate.
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