Salvation Army http://redriverradio.org en Red Kettle donations running behind in Shreveport-Bossier http://redriverradio.org/post/red-kettle-donations-running-behind-shreveport-bossier <p>The familiar Salvation Army Red Kettle bell ringing outside stores is growing more urgent. There are about 30 Red Kettles in the Shreveport-Bossier area and donations are down by 23 percent this year over last, according to Commanding Officer Major David Craddock.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“A lot of it has to do with the economy. People just aren’t sure. People aren’t spending. This year, too, Thanksgiving came on the latest day in November it can. So we had at least one week less of kettle time this year," Craddock said.</span></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:21:52 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 37441 at http://redriverradio.org Red Kettle donations running behind in Shreveport-Bossier History Matters: A look back at the Red Kettle campaign http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-look-back-red-kettle-campaign <p>Commentator Gary Joiner explores the history of the Salvation Army and its Red Kettle campaign.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:47:14 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 20942 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: A look back at the Red Kettle campaign