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Salvation Army red kettle donations down

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The snow is definitely affecting the roads, but it's also affecting the Salvation Army's red kettle donations. Since the snow and cold hit, donations have dropped off considerably.

Trish Simeroth with the Salvation Army says the cold weather is causing problems in a few areas.

The harsh weather conditions make it tough for volunteers to work.

Because of the weather, there have been a drop in locations. The salvation army also is opening its doors for more people because of the code blue. With the majors trying to do so many things at once, it means their biggest fundraiser is suffering, which could severely affect the services they provide.

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