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Salvation Army Expects Increase in Demand for Services with Frigid Weather

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Richmond, VA, December 24, 2022 –(PR.com)– With the mercury set to plunge later this week in the region, The Salvation Army of Central Virginia is gearing up for an increase in demand for their services, while at the same time making a last-minute push for donations to their Red Kettle campaign to help cover costs.

“We have our facility open downtown at 2 West Grace Street, for anyone that needs to get out of the cold,” said Captain Burns. “With these frigid temperatures, it’s extremely dangerous to be exposed to the elements for even a short period of time. We are urging all those without shelter to come in. We have hot meals and drinks to warm you up too.”

The arctic conditions coincide with the end of the famous Red Kettle season on Christmas Eve, which will make conditions difficult for volunteer bellringers at retail locations. “The Salvation Army in Central Virginia depends on holiday giving for more than 60% of…

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