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Annual Grand Rapids Griffins Red Kettle Game December 2nd

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The Salvation Army’s annual “Red Kettle Game” with the Grand Rapids Griffins is Friday December 2nd. All net proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army in Kent County.


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (November 23, 2022) – The Salvation Army’s annual “Red Kettle Game” with the Grand Rapids Griffins is Friday December 2nd at Van Andel Arena. Grand Valley Area Commander Major Tim Meyer will drop the puck right before faceoff scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Proceeds from the game help fund Salvation Army programs for Kent County residents in need.

You can help by purchasing an autographed Griffin’s hockey jersey. Jerseys will be auctioned-off online at starting December 2nd at 11:00 a.m. and in person after the game. All net proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army.

"The Griffins are proud of its ongoing partnership with The Salvation Army” said Matt Batchelder Vice President of Ticket Sales. “Now in its eighth season, the Red Kettle Game continues to showcase and support The Salvation Army and the programs and services it provides those in need within our community during the holidays and throughout the year."

You can also support The Salvation Army in Kent County by sending financial gifts directly to The Salvation Army, 1215 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3849, by donating online at or by signing up to be a volunteer bell ringer at

About The Salvation Army

Founded in 1865, The Salvation Army is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to serving people in need without discrimination. This past year, The Salvation Army in Kent County helped provide more than 3,900 children with holiday gifts and food, more than 7,200 households obtain or maintain housing, 5,679 utility payments and 10,824 meals to senior citizens and treated 1000 individuals with substance use disorders. The Salvation Army uses $.86 of every dollar raised to provide direct services to people in need. For more information, go to


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