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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

The Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau has collected 29 percent of its goal for the holiday season.

Major Ben Stillwell with Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau says the program kicked off on November 12 and as of November 24 they have raised $92,639.

Their goal is $320,000.

The Salvation Army will have bell ringers at local stores until Christmas Eve.

Other donations via mail and walk-in donations will be accepted until mid-January.

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Talked to Major Ben with Salvation Army…

 

-program kicked off on November 12th

-as of November 24th (Saturday) they have raised 92,639 dollars

-29% of goal

-goal is 320,000

-collecting till mid January

-bell ringers will be out till Christmas Eve

-other donations come in via mail and walk ins

 

I'm sure we have file VO from this year if we want to run this as a headline.

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