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Waterloo/Cedar Falls Salvation Army surpasses Christmas fundraising goal

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls narrowly made their Christmas Campaign fundraising goal of $727,000; the Salvation Army received several large donations on Friday that pushed them over their goal to a total of $727,356.

The campaign ran from November 1 through January, 30, and gifts came in the form of mail, online, in person, and the famous Red Kettles. Mail made up for the bulk of donations, accounting for $321,429; Red Kettles brought in the second most amount at 4264,476.

The Christmas Campaign makes up 40% of the Waterloo/Cedar Falls annual operating budget.

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