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December 9, 2022

The National Commander's Red Kettle Challenge provides a fun and engaging opportunity to raise awareness and funds for your local Salvation Army. The Salvation Army National Commander, Commissioner Kenneth Hodder, challenged Salvation Army officers, employees, community supporters and the like to raise more funds than him in a four-hour shift, December 9th with the goal to raise $1.5 million nationally.

This year, we more than doubled our goal, raising over $3 million. Watch the video or view the results below to learn more. 

 

The 2022 National Commander's Red Kettle Challenge raised:

$3,064,155.56

Top 10 Winners For Total Dollars Raised:

  Bell Ringer Location Total Raised
1 Captain Ken Chapman Orlando Area Command $356,707.67
2 Major Rob Webb Houston Area Command $223,104.29
3 Captain Jeremiah Romack Kerrville Kroc Center $205,875.41
4 News Stations Lexington, KY Corps $171,030.10
5 Major Thomas Applin Greater Cleveland Area Service $153,161.29
6 Advisory Board Bowling Green, KY Corps $143,556.97
7 Officers & Board Members Rocky Mount, NC $119,468.35
8 Officers and Community Partners Paducah, KY $115,592.65
9 Major Gayle Miga & ABC13 News Toledo Temple, Ohio $107,999.91
10 Captain James Brennan Columbus Area Services $106,506.35

Top 10 Winners for Highest Percentage of Kettle Goal Raised:

  Bell Ringer Location Total Raised
1 Captain Jeremiah Romack Kerrville Kroc Center 205.9%
2 Major Rob Webb Houston Area Command 202.8%
3 Officers & Board Members Rocky Mount, NC 147.5%
4 Major Gayle Miga & ABC13 News Toledo Temple, Ohio 145.9%
5 Captain Ken Chapman Orlando Area Command 118.9%
6 Kenneth Hayes Greater Cincinnati Area Services 118.1%
7 Major Stephen Long Ft. Lauderdale Area Commander 102.4%
8 Capt. Timothy Israel Madisonville Service Unit (TX) 101.1%
9 News Stations Lexington, KY Corps 97.7%
10 Officers and Community Partners Paducah, KY 93.2%

See who is participating

Check out the map to view the 490 locations that participated in the 2022 challenge:

 
 
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How can I participate?

Locate the nearest participating location in the map above to stop by and drop some money in kettle.

Spread the word on social media and encourage others to give.

How does my donation help?

Your donation will be used to support hard-working families stay in their homes, provide food, shelter, and utilities to those in need in your community.