(La Porte, IN) - The La Porte Salvation Army exceeded its Christmas fundraising goal in the kettles this year.
More than $87,000 was dropped into kettles at Kroger, Walmart, Al’s Supermarket, Rural King, and other locations in the city, said La Porte Salvation Army Capt. Charles Pinkston. The goal was $80,000.
Pinkston said the amount of money collected was about $300 short of the goal until the final kettles from Thursday and Friday were counted.