Close

Sun Subscriber Website Login






Please wait....

 
News Story
Updated: 11/03/2017 08:30:01AM

Salvation Army needs volunteer bell ringers

Share this story:


By STEPHEN CARTER

Text Size:


Right on cue, the weather is getting a little cooler. Soon, the familiar sound of bells ringing will fill the air and remind us that the Christmas season has begun.

The history behind the bell ringing started with the Red Kettles. In 1891, Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee was distraught because there were so many poor individuals in San Francisco. He wanted to provide them a free Christmas dinner, the problem was, how would he pay for the food.

You are currently not logged in
By logging in you can see the full story.

Subscribe to 
							the E-Edition
Get the Sun Delivered


ADVERTISEMENT