Planning Under Way For Salvation Army Kettle Drive

OSWEGO – The organization that does so much for others is gearing up for its biggest fundraising event of the year.

The Oswego County Salvation Army has begun planning for this year’s Red Kettle Campaign.

The need is to raise more than $100,000.

There will be opportunities for individuals and families, as well as organizations, businesses, and groups of all kinds to lend a hand.

The kettles will be out from mid-November through Christmas Eve.

Small counter-top kettles are available for business locations.

Also, the Salvation Army is currently seeking donations for its Thanksgiving Day dinner.

The needed ingredients include ten turkeys, stuffing, cream of mushroom soup, fried onions, green beans, and disposable roasting pans.

The dinner will be served on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Center for Worship and Service at 73 W. Second St. in Oswego.

Anyone wanting more information or to offer service as a volunteer for either event may call 315-343-6491 or stop at the office at 73 W. Second St., between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.