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Our second year standing kettle for The Salvation Army has been an amazing experience and a brilliant success. We absolutely could not have done it without the support of all the members of our Home Ownership Industry. We are so proud to be part of such an amazing group of people. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!   Click the ad below and then zoom in to find you and your colleagues’ names!   The  [ Read More ]

Ben Aaron Throws A Gigantic Dance Party In The Street…For The Holidays!

“The Sibbach Team is back out ringing bells for the Salvation Army once again for Real Estate Wednesdays. So it turns out that last year Old Republic Title beat JoAnn Callaway’s kettle…oh thank you, thank you very much…Old Republic beat JoAnn Callaway by one dollar. So I thought this year that you and I could help the people come up with the six most enticing ways to get people to give to the Red Kettles for the  [ Read More ]

Those Callaways present the first Real Estate Wednesday of 2014, ringing the bell for The Salvation Army and invite the entire real estate community to get involved! Go to to find out more. “Oh the favorite part is ringing the bell. We have such a good time!” – JoAnn Callaway | Catherine Reagor | December 12, 2014   SPECIAL FEATURE: Each weekday afternoon, look for “Reagor on Real Estate” — the one bit of Arizona real-estate news you need to know for the day.         Popular Valley real estate agents and best-selling authors JoAnn and Joseph Callaway can be found ringing bells next to red Salvation Army kettles on Wednesdays in December. The Callaways, known as “Those Callaways,” so far have  [ Read More ]

~ When the Yarnell Hill Fire claimed the lives of nineteen firefighters, the Prescott Salvation Army was there serving 11,000 meals to people until over two weeks after the fire. They also provided social service intake for families affected by the fire and provided for the immediate needs and offered spiritual support to the Prescott community. ~ The Salvation Army was the inspiration behind the popular holiday song, “Silver Bells.” Those silver bells referenced are Salvation  [ Read More ]

Thank you to Bob Zachmeier of Tucson’s The Win3 Realty Team for sharing this photo of sweet Sofia, one of their agent’s daughters, who volunteered to help stand kettle on the very first Real Estate Wednesday of 2014. I think we see a REALTOR® in the making!

Last December 4th we rang the bells for The Salvation Army on Real Estate Wednesdays.  Our kettle was at 64th Street and Greenway Road.  That morning we gathered all the email addresses from our database (it was about half of them) and by 11:45am we sent an announcement that we would be at Fry’s Food and Drug from noon to 2pm.   We got there at 12:02 and people were waiting. We reconnected with clients  [ Read More ]

People ask how we became Salvation Army Supporters for Life. This is our Decatur story. We come from a small town in central Illinois and if you know small towns, you know every body’s business. It was the 60’s, a time for rebellion, and Alice was in JoAnn’s graduating class. Alice was a pretty girl and caught the eye of a college dropout from a monied family, happy to indulge their boy. He asked Alice  [ Read More ]

Thank you to The Sibbach Team for making such an informative video! 6 Popular Ways People Avoid Red Kettles 1. The Detour 2. The Head Downer 3. The Too Coo Fo Schoo 4. The Pocket Patter 5. The Why Are You Bothering Me? 6. The Fifty Yard Fakeout  

Donations raised through the red kettles support Salvation Army programs throughout the year transforming lives and giving hope. These programs address homelessness, emergency assistance (rent, utilities, food), domestic violence shelters, disaster relief,
Disaster Relief - Emergency Assistance - Rehabilitation
substance abuse recovery, low-income senior housing, human trafficking abolition, military assistance, holiday dinners, educational programs/tutoring for youth and adults, sports programs and more. Donations stay within the community received.
Homelessness - Domestic Violence - Youth Education