There are two major Red Kettle/Christmas challenge matches coming up for the Olmsted County Salvation Army.

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The first takes place on Friday (Dec 19) from 9am to 8pm. All donations during that time will be doubled with matching funds available up to $8,000. This exceptional day of generosity is made possible by community supporters including: Disabled American Veterans, McGhie & Betts, Eastwood Bank, Hamilton Real Estate, Calvary Evangelical Free Church, Perkins Restaurants, Suk Law Firm and one anonymous family challenge match.

The second match challenge is Saturday Dec 20 to Wednesday Dec 24. 'Four Days to 40K' is a quadruple match and the result of a combination of special challenge match funding pledged by Rochester Motor Cars, Think Mutual Bank, Henry & Jeanne Brandt Family and one anonymous foundation gift. Each challenge is intended to inspire and encourage donors to place a gift amount into a kettle beginning Saturday to double donations up to the $40,000 match promises. 

Find out more at RochesterSA.orgor call 507-288-3663.