Salvation Army seeking volunteers to pack Christmas baskets on Dec. 19


QUINCY — The Salvation Army needs volunteers to help pack Christmas food baskets on Monday, Dec. 19, beginning at 10 a.m. Volunteers may register by calling Tina Lewis at 217-231-5626.

The Salvation Army provided 1,600 Christmas food baskets last year for families in the Quincy and Hannibal area. Contributions to the yearly Christmas campaign help The Salvation Army provide these services and many others during the Christmas season and throughout the year.

The Salvation Army provides a variety of programs and services to assist families in need in the counties of Adams, Brown, and Pike in Illinois and the counties of Marion, Ralls, Lewis, Monroe, and Shelby in Missouri.

Volunteers are essential to the Christmas season and assist with many Christmas programs and activities, especially bell ringing. Contact Lewis at for more information about volunteer opportunities or to sign up to ring bells at

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