Among those honored for Red Kettle Season fundraising:
*Bristol Rotary: raised $3,418;
*Shady Brook Rotary Club: raised $2,916;
*Hugh B. Eastburn Marine Corps League: raised $1,417.
The Pennsbury School District received a special plaque for its exemplary community service, integral to the Seasonal Assistance (volunteer) programs for many decades.
Teachers, students and parents have worked alongside The Salvation Army and helped provide much-needed support for the disadvantaged in Bucks County.
Afton, Edgewood, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fallsington, Makefield, Manor, Penn Valley, Oxford Valley and Quarry Hill Elementary Schools, as well as Pennsbury and Bucks County Technical High Schools have participated in bell ringing during Red Kettle Season.
Charles Boehm, William Penn and Pennwood Middle Schools have hosted toy drives.
Funds raised during 2018 Red Kettle season helped to provide food for 600+ families, distributed toys to 1,300 children and 1,100 items of clothing to those in need in Bucks County.
The Salvation Army is committed to providing hope and transforming lives of the underserved in Levittown.
Each year it serves nearly 6,000 people locallywith programs and services such as: before and after-school programs, youth enrichment (Sunbeams, Girl Guards, Boys Adventure Club, Homework Club), music classes, sports (soccer, basketball, t-ball), food pantry, community meals, utility assistance, rental assistance, vouchers for furniture and clothing, holiday assistance and community events.
PHOTO CAP: Pictured from left, Manor Elementary teacher Kristin Cimochowski, Manor Principal Terri Salvucci, Pennwood Middle School Principal Derek Majikas, PHS National Honor Society advisor and teacher Shawn Zurybida, Pennsbury School Director Gary Sanderson, and Bill Smith, Salvation Army Advisory Board Chairman.