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The Marquette County Salvation Army Advisory Board is publicly thanking the local community for its support during the holiday season. Due to community donations, the Salvation Army was able to distribute 8,122 gifts to 272 families and 657 children, as well as providing gifts for shut-ins and nursing home residents. The gifts ranged from bicycles and toys to food and clothing, with some community members also volunteering their time for events like manning the red kettles.

Marquette County Salvation Army Thanks Community For Christmas Support

The Marquette County Salvation Army Advisory Board extends its gratitude to the community for its unwavering support, which enabled numerous families to celebrate Christmas. The generosity of Marquette County residents ensured that 272 families, or 657 children, received 8,122 gifts through the Salvation Army Christmas Toy Shop.

Gifts ranged from bicycles, gift cards, clothing, puzzles, books, art supplies, dolls, trucks, balls, stuffed animals, to small stocking stuffers, and boxes of food. In addition, nursing home residents and shut-ins were not forgotten, with gifts being specially provided for them.

Residents of Marquette County demonstrated their support in a myriad of ways. Some donated money through the red kettles or the mail, while others donated their time, braving the cold to man the kettles and ring bells to solicit donations. Many donated toys, clothing, food, and other items.

The Salvation Army and the families who benefited greatly appreciate every donation, big or small, and in whatever form. Again, the Marquette County Salvation Army extends its deepest thanks to the community for its generous support.

Learn more about the Salvation Army here.

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