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Members with Leadership OKC help The Salvation Army beat the $600,000 goal in 2011 for the Red Kettle Campaign.

We are thrilled to report that the 2011 Kettle Goal of $600,000 was surpassed thanks to your generosity!
This year, with your support, we raised $650,747 in Oklahoma, Cleveland and Canadian Counties.

As you know, our needs are greater than ever. It’s been an extremely difficult year for many of our neighbors. Here at The Salvation Army, requests for help are up dramatically.

On average, The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Commands provides hope and aid to 160,000 people right here in Central Oklahoma, as well as over 300,000 meals annually.

We need your help to:

* Provide food to hungry families
* Support our Salvation Army youth and children at our two Boys and Girls Clubs
* Shelter the homeless who come to us with nowhere else to turn
* Provide emergency items like clothing, furniture and other basics
* Serve all those in need with compassion and care.

Please consider donating online for a one-time gift or, even better, set up your monthly gift to sustain Oklahomans in need all year long.

https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/page.aspx?pid=207#monthly

For The Salvation Army Christmas Distribution, 2,000 families will receive Angel Tree gifts, toiletry items and a Christmas meal. The centerpiece of the meal is delicious Christmas turkey, ham, roast or chicken.

We’ve been so blessed by generous donations from our Feed the Children, many friends, The Regional Food Bank and Sydney Frank Importing, but we are running short and some families run the risk of not being able to receive meat.

Our families and seniors are still in need of about 1,000 pieces of meat.

So, with humble hearts, we ask that our friends can spare $5, $10, $20 or however much your heart can give to help The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma make sure every family gets a meal on Christmas Day. Your donation can mean:

Turkey $12

Ham $10

Roasting Chicken $8

Please visit this link to make a donation online.

https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=206

When you give online, please send an email to jeanean_castle@uss.salvationarmy.org so that we can make sure the funds are designated specifically to the Central Oklahoma Area Command Christmas Meat Drive.

Donors can also call 1-800-SAL-ARMY and request their donation to go purchase meat in Central Oklahoma as well.

You can also mail a check to:

The Salvation Army

Attn: Jeanean Castle / Christmas Meat

P. O. Box 2095

Oklahoma City, OK 73101

Again, we thank you for your continued support in this tough economy. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command’s annual Thanksgiving Holiday Brunch once again filled the hall of the Bricktown Coca-Cola Event Center with hundreds of hungry souls and generous volunteers to celebrate the fellowship of mankind.

Hope you enjoy the photos from this year’s event!