Volunteers needed to ring bells for Salvation Army

Volunteers are needed to ring bells for the Salvation Army at a number of area locations this Christmas season.
Here are the sites:
Elk River
•Coborn’s, 19425 Evans St.
•Cub Foods, 19216 Freeport Ave.
•Walmart, 18185 Zane St.
•Cabela’s, 20200 Rogers Dr.
•Cub Foods, 13855 Rogers Dr.
To sign up to be a volunteer bell ringer, go online anytime at www.thesalarmy.org and click on the Wanna Be a Bell Ringer button. Volunteers can pick sites, times and towns. Or volunteers can also call during the weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 651-746-3519.
The Salvation Army’s goal for the 10-county metro area this Christmas is $11.4 million. That is nearly a $2 million increase over last year’s goal, according to Annette Bauer, public relations director for the Salvation Army Northern Division headquarters.
“We are seeing increases in need, especially in our outer-ring counties,” Bauer said.