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Thank you to Bob Zachmeier of Tucson’s The Win3 Realty Team for sharing this photo of sweet Sofia, one of their agent’s daughters, who volunteered to help stand kettle on the very first Real Estate Wednesday of 2014. I think we see a REALTOR® in the making!

Last December 4th we rang the bells for The Salvation Army on Real Estate Wednesdays.  Our kettle was at 64th Street and Greenway Road.  That morning we gathered all the email addresses from our database (it was about half of them) and by 11:45am we sent an announcement that we would be at Fry’s Food and Drug from noon to 2pm.   We got there at 12:02 and people were waiting. We reconnected with clients  [ Read More ]

People ask how we became Salvation Army Supporters for Life. This is our Decatur story. We come from a small town in central Illinois and if you know small towns, you know every body’s business. It was the 60’s, a time for rebellion, and Alice was in JoAnn’s graduating class. Alice was a pretty girl and caught the eye of a college dropout from a monied family, happy to indulge their boy. He asked Alice  [ Read More ]

Thank you to The Sibbach Team for making such an informative video! 6 Popular Ways People Avoid Red Kettles 1. The Detour 2. The Head Downer 3. The Too Coo Fo Schoo 4. The Pocket Patter 5. The Why Are You Bothering Me? 6. The Fifty Yard Fakeout  

This past Wednesday, December 18, 2013, was the final day of our inaugural Real Estate Wednesdays for The Salvation Army. In appreciation of all those who volunteered their time, Those Callaways ran a full page ad in the Arizona Republic on Friday, December 20, 2013 listing all the members of the Home Ownership Industry who rang the bell for The Salvation Army.   Click the ad below and then zoom in to find you and  [ Read More ]

From supermarkets to department stores, everywhere from Safeway to Nordstrom, bell ringers across the Phoenix Area have been working from morning ’til the sun goes down for one common goal, to help others.                                                          

  We had another excellent Real Estate Wednesdays ringing bells for The Salvation Army as a part of Real Estate Wednesdays! Thanks to everyone who supported and donated to such an excellent organization.   Our first week (Video 1), we had singers, violinists and even Ellie the Office Dog made an appearance!   Our second week (Video 2) was even better than the first!   Video 1 Video 2  

Real Estate Wednesdays; “That’s How You Ring The Bell”   This past Wednesday Those Callaways celebrated the holiday season by ringing silver bells and collecting donations for the Salvation Army. Those Callaways were participating in Real Estate Wednesdays. A concept originated last summer. As Joseph and JoAnn had lunch with The Salvation Army’s super volunteer, Marlene Klotz Collins,   JoAnn told Marlene how dedicated she and Joseph were to the red kettles at Christmas. Marlene explained  [ Read More ]

Bell-Ringing Guidelines Thank-you for your willingness to “stand kettle,” or ring bells, for the Salvation Army.  This is an extremely important fund-raiser and friend-raiser. You can take great pride in knowing that you are helping to raise money to help the less fortunate. We have been invited to ring at the entrance(s) of the retailer to which you are assigned. In every way, we are greeting their customers as well as our potential donors. We  [ Read More ]

Reach Out, Make a Difference This Christmas  Shiny red kettles and sounds of those “silver bells” proclaiming “it’s Christmas time in the city,” can only mean one thing; it’s that time of the year where you can find the Salvation Army in front of many of your favorite stores. The Home Ownership Industry will join forces starting this Wednesday, 12/4/2013, to make an immense difference with their kettle involvement for the Salvation Army. Industry members  [ Read More ]

Donations raised through the red kettles support Salvation Army programs throughout the year transforming lives and giving hope. These programs address homelessness, emergency assistance (rent, utilities, food), domestic violence shelters, disaster relief,
Disaster Relief - Emergency Assistance - Rehabilitation
substance abuse recovery, low-income senior housing, human trafficking abolition, military assistance, holiday dinners, educational programs/tutoring for youth and adults, sports programs and more. Donations stay within the community received.
Homelessness - Domestic Violence - Youth Education