Sally Ann Public Relations Manager Shannon Wise encourages people in need to step forward. "We ask them just to greet people as they make donations and just be there to smile, accept donations and wish everyone a Merry Christmas". He's optimistic the campaign will be successful because of the generosity shown in past years by Cumberland County residents.
"Though this campaign is critical to meeting the need in the Christmas season and ensuring families have a wonderful holiday, it's also critical to meeting the needs of those same folks, an even vaster majority of folks through the year", Meisner said. "The people have been very generous and we depend on that support".
The iconic red kettles popped up Monday at convenience stores, Super One, the post office, Collin Street Bakery and other businesses. Foodland will also be holding a food drive in the next few weeks to support the Springhill food bank.
"Some people may want to do several shifts", he said.
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