Red kettle donations in Lake County are down by 32 percent compared to this same time a year ago. The Salvation Army of Lake County reports the iconic red kettles have been on the streets and at shopping centers since November 8th, with the goal of raising 940-thousand dollars to fund the emergency and social services provided during the holiday season and throughout the year. In Lake County, the Salvation Army serves more than 11-thousand people, provides more than 25-hundred food baskets, eight-thousand toys and more than four-thousand articles of clothing.
To make a donation by mail, please send to
- The Salvation Army Lake County, 8225 Columbia Ave, Munster, IN 46321, 219-838-1328
For more information on how to volunteer, please contact The Salvation Army closest to you:
- East Chicago, 513 W. Chicago Ave., East Chicago, IN 46312, 219-398-2939
- Gary-Merrillville, 4800 Harrison, Gary, IN 46408, 219-887-6588
- Hammond-Munster, 8225 Columbia Ave, Munster, IN 46321