Local Businesses Ring Bells to Raise Funds NOV. 16-18

The Salvation Army of Spokane’s 4TH Annual Red Kettle Kick-Off Event to help low-income families at Christmas and beyond


With the support of local businesses, The Salvation Army Spokane will hold its 4th Annual Corporate Kettle Kick Off from November 16-18 in Spokane, Cheney, and Airway Heights.  Local business leaders and their staff will ring bells at the iconic Red Kettles to raise funds to help local vulnerable families this Christmas and into the New Year.


This year, more than ever, a donation to the Red Kettles is important in providing a Merry Christmas to thousands of children, women and men, many of whom have been hit hard by COVID-19.


Local Corporations ringing bells include:


NOVEMBER 16: Spokane and Airway Heights Police Departments (@ Walmart, Airway Heights / 10 am to 2 pm), Washington Trust Bank (@ 1st St. branch / 9-10 am, & Manito branch / 10 am to 12 pm), The Spokesman-Review (@ Spokesman-Review office, 7:30-9 am, 11 am to 1:30 pm, & 3-4:30 pm), Coffman Engineers Inc. (@ Sprague & Post), nomnom Convenience Stores (@ My Fresh Basket), MultiCare (@ River Park Square), Hotstart (@ Carhartt / 12-5 pm), Whitworth University (@ Hobby Lobby / 2-6 pm), and Eastern Washington University (@ Bi-Mart, Cheney / 4-8 pm)


NOVEMBER 17: Lakeside Capital (@ Washington Trust Bank off 1st St. / 8 am to 1:30 pm), Banner Bank (@ Riverside Ave. branch), MacKay Manufacturing (@ Carhartt), Columbia Bank (@ Riverside Ave. branch), SiteOne/Auto-Rain/Wittkopf (@Walmart, Colton Ave.), Stephens Media Group (@ Hobby Lobby),   Greenstone/Windermere City Group (@ My Fresh Basket), and Northwest Spine and Pain Medicine (@ River Park Square)


NOVEMBER 18City Hall – City of Spokane (@ River Park Square), Downtown Spokane Partnership (@ Post St. office), Kiemle & Hagood Company (@ Chase Bldg. on Main Ave.), Umpqua Bank (@ Main Ave. branch), KREM TV (@ Carhartt / 2-6 pm)


The above businesses will also have virtual Red Kettles, along with 4 News Now920 News NowAvistaLukins & Annis, Moss Adams, and Wheatland Bank.   


To donate to any of the above businesses online, please visit www.makingspokanebetter.org, click on ‘Give to a Corporate Kettle,’ and then scroll down the home page to select the team you would like to support.


Information: Brian Pickering at 509-325-6810 or brian.pickering@usw.salvationarmy.org