Rochester Salvation Army 2022 Red Kettle Campaign totals over $1 million

(ABC 6 News) – The Salvation Army in Rochester announced on Monday the final total of their 2022 Red Kettle Campaign.

The campaign which included year end gifts through Jan. 31, reached a total of $1,050,000.

The 2022 campaign was the Salvation Army’s 126th Red Kettle season in the Rochester community.

“The Salvation Army is in the business of providing hope,” said Major Cornell Voeller, Corps Officer of The Salvation Army in Rochester. “From healthcare and housing, to our feeding and youth programs, we want to thank everyone in and around Rochester who contributed through donations and volunteer support to these services for our neighbors in need.”

Meanwhile, the Salvation Army’s 37th annual ‘Taste of the Town’ event will return to Rochester on Friday, April 28 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Registration for this event, ongoing volunteer opportunities, programs and services, and donation forms can all be found, HERE.

The Rochester Salvation Army serves an average of 10,000 people each year through its local center of operation. Annually it serves 20,000 hot meals and provides 3,000 individuals with medical and dental care, in addition to housing, rental assistance, and more.