Monday, December 23, 2019

SIGN OF THE TIMES: KANSAS CITY SALVATION ARMY DONATIONS SUFFER BECAUSE FEWER DONORS CARRY CASH?!?

Local po'folk have it tough this Christmas and one of our KICK-ASS READERS suggests that tech might be some of the blame. The red kettle campaigns has been collecting less over the years given that most people pay with cards of their phone.

Moreover, income disparity and Jackson County property taxes also play a part . . . Checkit:

Christmas Could Be Bleak This Year For Kansas City Families Relying On The Salvation Army

With a day and a half to go before Christmas, the Salvation Army of Kansas and Western Missouri needs a late push to meet its yearly fundraising goal of $1.2 million. Major David Harvey says they still need to raise around $400,000.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Not entirely true. I’ve switched my donation to the Sal to “in kind”. I now clean up after them when they leave behind trash from feeding their constituents.

Anonymous said...

The Salavation Army is just mad that people are onto them. If you want people to blindly stick money in your pots, open your books. Let us see how much your head honchos make and where that money goes.

Anonymous said...

I am sick the damn ringing. Annoying as hell. The organization is too hostile to the LGBTQ community, regardless. And people need to stop handing over all of the change to the vagrants on the street corners; as the vagrants on the street corners use the money for alcohol and visit the Salvation Army for food and a bed for the night.