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Sybil Monciváis Sánchez
Media Relations Manager
832-201-8025 direct / 832-865-9815 cell
Sybil_Sanchez@uss.salvationarmy.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 25, 2013
The Salvation Army to Kick-Off the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign
at Tiffany & Co. in The Galleria


On Friday, November 29, 2013, The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command will officially Kick-Off the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign at Tiffany & Co. inside The Galleria. For over 20 years now, The Salvation Army and Tiffany & Co. have joined forces to launch this important Christmas fundraising effort for The Salvation Army. The Red Kettle Campaign, the oldest annual charitable fundraiser of its kind in the United States, helps raise money for those who need it most – providing toys for kids, coats for the homeless, food for the hungry and countless social service programs year-round.

ALL INTERESTED MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.

Who: The Salvation Army and Tiffany & Co.

What: To Kick-Off the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign
Featured Activities to Include:
- Remarks by Area Commander, Major Chris Flanagan
- Remarks by Mr. Michael McClure, Director or Tiffany & Co.
- Entertainment by the Harbor Light Choir
- The First Official Red Kettle Donation of the season
- A special Christmas Caroling sing-along with shoppers at The Galleria

Where: Tiffany & Co.
Houston Galleria
5015 Westheimer Rd.
Suite 2100
Houston, TX 77056

When: Friday, November 29, 2013
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Why: The Red Kettle Campaign, the oldest annual charitable fundraiser of its kind in the United States, helps raise money for those who need it most – providing toys for kids, coats for the homeless, food for the hungry and countless social service programs year-round.

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In this community since 1889, a United Way of Greater Houston agency, The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command serves Harris, Montgomery and Fort Bend Counties through youth programs, shelter, disaster relief, counseling, senior programs and rehabilitation. The mission of The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command is to meet human needs without discrimination. Each year over 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army. About 88.4 cents of every dollar raised locally is used to support those services in Houston and at close to 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information about The Salvation Army, please visit www.salvationarmyhouston.org.