published Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

'Secret Santa' drops $5,000 in red kettle at Fort Oglethorpe Salvation Army

Sandy Leavell, Salvation Army’s Social Service Director, reacts after finding $5,000 in a red kettle.
Sandy Leavell, Salvation Army’s Social Service Director, reacts after finding $5,000 in a red kettle.
Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

The Salvation Army got an unexpected surprise while emptying their famed red kettles Tuesday.

An anonymous donor slipped 50 $100 bills and a note into the kettle in front of the K-Mart on Battlefield Parkway in Ft. Oglethorpe.

The note read, "Do not remember me – May the peace of Christ be with you all. (that was the message last year)".

Continue reading at WRCB.

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eeeeeek said...

By donating your time and money to the Salvation Army, you are actively hurting the lives of gays and lesbians.


To those who support the Salvation Army - I hope none of your children are gay, or any of your friends, or anyone you know because your actions are leading to an increase in teen suicide and anti-gay violence

December 7, 2011 at 2:03 p.m.

Dumbest comment ever eeeeeeek. I have never seen a pamphlet from the salvation army encouraging gay suicide or violence. Leave your propoganda in the trash where it belongs.

December 7, 2011 at 2:27 p.m.
eeeeeek said...
  1. In 2001, the Salvation Army headquarters stopped all domestic partner benefits in California because they were going to gay staff members and their families
  2. In 2004, they threatened to close soup kitchens in New York City and stop programs for the homeless if the local government enacted legislation that would require firms that do business with New York to offer health benefits to partners of gay staffers
  3. The Salvation Army worked closely with the previous Bush administration to make it easier for government-funded religious groups to discriminate against gay people
  4. The Salvation Army has actively fought against the repeal of anti-gay laws overseas
December 7, 2011 at 2:37 p.m.
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