Red Kettle Campaign Kicks off with Bentleyville

By KBJR News 1

November 8, 2013 Updated Nov 8, 2013 at 11:40 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.COM) - Bentleyville is almost here, ready to present the tour of lights to Duluth and we're got a preview tonight.

The Salvation Army is celebrating Red Kettle Season on the same grounds.

This is the biggest fundraising event for the Salvation Army, and this year once again Bentleyville is helping out to make it a success.

The goal is 300 – thousand dollars this year, in 17 kettle locations, with18 hundred volunteers.

"Bentleyville and the salvation army are hoping that they'll raise 25 – thousand pounds of food and over three thousand toys," Major Bill Cox of the Salvation Army.

The funds also go to buy toys and produce Christmas programs.

The Salvation Army is still in need of more Red Kettle volunteers.

Posted to web by Gabrielle Ware