Battle of the Bells Teams to Compete to Raise Much Needed Funds
Greenville, SC – On Saturday, December 1, 2012 seven Battle of the Bells teams will compete across Greenville County from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm to see who can collect the most money in their Red Kettle to support The Salvation Army. The funds raised through the Battle of the Bells will help make a significant impact as 82 cents out of every local $1 raised will go back into the Greenville County community to support critical social service, student, rehabilitation, and family programming. Battle of the Bells teams include…
§ The Just Teasin’ Elves at Macy’s at Haywood Mall
§ The Greenville News at Walmart in Simpsonville
§ The Kroc Pots at Walmart on Woodruff Road
§ Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc at Sam’s Club on Woodruff Road
§ The Salvation Army Southpaws at Total Wine & More
§ The Area Command Commandeers at Walmart on Wade Hampton
§ Carolina Heat Baseball at Belk at Haywood Mall.
The top three teams will receive trophies and recognition at the Annual Christmas Luncheon at The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center on December 6th and bragging rights for the year.
Media photo and interview opportunities are available throughout the day; however, Salvation Army characters including Captain Gabriel and Captain Kettle will be visiting the Battle of the Bells teams at the following times.
§ 10:00 am - The Just Teasin’ Elves at Macy’s at Haywood Mall
§ 10:30 am - Carolina Heat Baseball at Belk at Haywood Mall
§ 11:15 am - The Salvation Army Southpaws at Total Wine & More
§ 12:00 noon - Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc at Sam’s Club on Woodruff Road
§ 12:30 pm - The Kroc Pots at Walmart on Woodruff Road
§ 2:15 pm - The Greenville News at Walmart in Simpsonville
§ 3:15 pm - The Area Command Commandeers at Walmart on Wade Hampton
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. About 83 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmygreenville.org.