The Red Kettles Are Back
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Rochester Salvation Army has started its annual Red Kettle fundraising drive.
A kickoff event was held Thursday night. Bellringers officially began the drive at 9 a.m. Friday at the local Hy-Vee stores.
A total of 35 kettles will be out this year in Rochester, Byron, Chatfield and Stewartville.
This year’s overall goal for the Christmas campaign is $1.075 million.
The total from last year was $1.2 million, which set a record. A fourth of last year’s donations came from the kettles.