Salvation Army’s Christmas Campaigns Conclude in Hannibal & Quincy
The final numbers are in and the Salvation Army has announced that over $524-thousand was raised between the Quincy and Hannibal in the 2014 Christmas Campaign.
The Quincy Salvation Army has announced the completion of a successful 2014 Christmas Campaign. The Quincy campaign goal of $393,000 was exceeded with a total raised of $429,205. The Tree of Lights Christmas Campaign is The Salvation Army’s major fund raising effort each year.
Money raised during the campaign helps provide Christmas assistance as well as funding programs and services that assist individuals and families in the greater Adams County area on a daily basis. This holiday season the following assistance was given in our service area: 1,250 families received Christmas food baskets. 1,687 children received 11,809 toys from Toy Town. 452 meals were served on Thanksgiving, and 420 meals were served on Christmas Day.
Meanwhile, the Hannibal Salvation Army has announced the completion of its 2014 Christmas Campaign as well. A total of $95,163 was raised toward the $105,750 goal. This represents the highest amount ever raised for a Hannibal Salvation Army Christmas Campaign.
Money raised during this campaign helps provide Christmas assistance as well as funding programs and services that assist individuals and families in Hannibal, Marion and four surrounding Northeast Missouri counties on a daily basis.
The Salvation Army also thanked the 2,102 volunteers who donated 7,811 hours of volunteer service to help make all of this possible.