Red Kettle Ministries surpasses last year’s fundraiser

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Carroll County Salvation Army

Red Kettle Ministries led by Pastor Dr.

Jeffrey T. Timm of Holiday Island Community

Church raised $6,189,87 to help

the people of Carroll County over the holidays.

The fundraiser exceeded last year’s

event by more than $1,000, with $1,542.70

being collected from the Murder Mystery

play at Holiday Island Community

Church.

The Red Kettle Collection was done

with the help of Holiday Island Baptist

Church, Holiday Island Community

Church, Holiday Island Presbyterian

Church, Faith Bible Church, Holiday Island

Elks, Holiday Island Rotary Club,

Eureka Springs First United Methodist

Church and Eureka Springs Presbyterian

Church. All the funds will stay in Carroll

County to help the needy.

Last year, Red Kettle Ministries collected

more in their kettles than anyone else

in the area, receiving the Top Fundraising

2016 award at the Salvation Army’s appreciation

banquet. Timm expanded the

efforts to Eureka Springs this year after

working with six Holiday Island organizations

last year.

With all tlhe proceeds from this year’s

fundraiser staying in Carroll County,

Timm said, the needy will have a helping

hand in 2018.

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