Tree of Lights Campaign fundraising update

By WEEK Reporter

December 6, 2013 Updated Dec 9, 2013 at 4:26 AM CDT

PEORIA, IL. -- The Salvation Army's Tree of lights Campaign has raised more than half a million dollars.  That is 36 percent of their $1.67 million goal.

The Tree of Lights campaign is the Salvation Army's largest fundraiser. The money raised will be used to fund projects, services, and programs throughout the upcoming year.

Red Kettle Bell ringers will be out throught the remainder of the holiday season collecting donations.

You can also make a donation online at

Upcoming Events:

** Advisory Board Bell-ringing

Sat., Dec. 7 10:30-8pm Allen Road Walmart

** Share the Spirit Party                        

Tuesday, Dec. 10 5:30 pm Civic Center

** Older Adult Christmas Party

Thursday, Dec. 12, 11:30 am – Civic Center

** Bears-Packers Kettle Challenge

Saturday, Dec. 14 10-5pm Hyvee Peoria

** Red Stocking Parties

Saturday, Dec. 14 – 10 am Manual/ 2pm Parkside Jr. High

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