Salvation Army needs X-mas volunteers |

Salvation Army needs X-mas volunteers

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado

EAGLE COUNTY ” The Vail Valley Salvation Army needs help assembling and delivering Christmas food baskets on Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.’

Baskets will be assembled at Avon Elementary School and United Methodist Church in Eagle. Last year, 400 families received meals.

Volunteers are asked to bring boxes to this event.

The Salvation Army needs bell ringers through Dec. 24. Bell ringing is the organization’s biggest fundraising effort.

Last year over $43,000 was raised, with 90 percent of this money going directly to the Salvation Army’s programs. Volunteers are needed for two-hour shifts, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., at the City Markets in Vail, Avon and Eagle; Safeway in Vail; Wal-Mart in Avon; Edwards Village Market; and Columbine Market in Gypsum.

To volunteer for either program, call 926-3704 or visit

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