Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Can you ring a bell? The Salvation Army needs you

Painted kettle stands at the Salvation Army, one of the organizations receiving help with the Day of Caring (WYDaily file/Courtesuy of Hannah S. Ostroff)

The Salvation Army in Williamsburg needs volunteers for its annual Red Kettle Campaign in the Historic Triangle.

“We have approximately 70 percent of the shifts open,” said Lt. Jeremy Lind, commanding officer of the Williamsburg Salvation Army office.

Volunteers are needed for two-hour shifts between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. for the holiday season.

“We’re mainly looking for individuals or family or church or school groups,” Lind said. “Anybody who can ring a bell for two hours.”

People younger than 18 years old must have a parent or guardian present to participate.

“We’re always looking for volunteers to help us out,” Lind said. “Anybody who is interested in helping the community.

There are 16 locations around the Historic Triangle:

For more information or to volunteer, contact the Salvation Army Williamsburg office at 757-229-6511.

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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