After struggling in 2015 to meet or come close to its “Red Kettle” collection target the Salvation Army in Roanoke reports that this year’s donation total exceeded the stated goal of $250,000. The money raised by the Red Kettle Christmas season drive will support various Salvation Army programs – like helping those in need to pay their monthly heating bills. Monica Seiler is the local Salvation Army captain:

12-27 Red Kettle Total-WEB