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Christmas Kettle Volunteers Needed to "Ring the Bell" for Donations to the Salvation Army for Richland County


The following dates are available to sign up and “Ring the Bell” at - Reese & Ray’s IGA and Reynolds Market this year for two hour time slots.  Please show up a few minutes before your shift; Bob Burnison will meet those on the first shift to get started and pick up from the last shift.

Shifts begin on Monday December 2nd & go through Friday December 20th.

Hours for weekdays are from 4pm to 6pm only.   Saturday shifts include 10 am-12pm; 12-2pm;  2-4pm; and 4-6pm.    There are usually two bell ringers needed for each slot.

Please call Rita in the RSVP program at 433-2207 to sign up.

How is your donation money used? Every penny donated in this bucket stays in Richland County! It is used in the following ways:

Food, Housing (rental & deposit assistance), Utilities (bill or deposit assistance), Clothing, Emergency Housing, Emergency Vehicle Repairs, Prescription Medication Assistance, and Other Small Medical Emergencies.

The Salvation Army building is located at 504 E Main Street in Sidney, 433-6299. They take donations of clothing and other items – just call.

Other places that take item donations:

Good Cents Store (488-5008) is located on the West end of Main Street, other side of the tracks.

Richland County Food Bank (433-8142) takes both food & money donations, located in the Old Nutter Building at 123 West Main in Sidney (leave a message with a phone number)

** Meals on Wheels is a home delivered meal program that delivers between 500-600 meals per month in Sidney. All meals are delivered by volunteers and are prepared by Sidney Health Center (SHC). There are two routes and food is ready to be picked up from SHC Kitchen at 10:45am. It works best to have a driver and a delivery person on each route to take the meals to the homes and it takes about one hour or less.  Volunteers are always needed.

The Commission on Aging office is where persons may inquire about volunteering to deliver meals; call Jodi at 433-3701


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