Salvation Army reports more than $4000 raised by Battle of the Bells

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Salvation Army reports numbers for their Battle of the Bells and Angel Tree distribution last week.

The public donated $4,470.20 to the red kettle competition between WDEF News 12, WRCB Local 3 and WTVC NewsChannel 9 at Hamilton Place on Friday.

Also on Thursday and Friday, The Salvation Army distributed gifts to almost 1,400 families.

The represent more than 3,100 angels on the Angel Tree.

They got pickup boxes filled with toys, warm clothes and other necessities at the Brainerd Community Center.

The items were donated by the public throughout the holiday season.

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