Red Kettle Campaign

Close the gap: Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

It’s the final countdown as the Salvation Army that serves South Mississippi’s six southern-most counties races to close the gap. Nonprofits throughout the nation took a hit this year due to COVID, but that didn’t stop South…

Annual Windy Swetman Kettlethon

The sounds of the holidays are resounding at one popular Biloxi intersection. Since before dawn, fundraisers for the annual Windy Swetman Kettlethon have lined the intersection at Porter Avenue and Biloxi, collecting money for the Salvation Army.…

WXXV crew ringing bells for Salvation Army

To support the Salvation Army, the WXXV crew joined in on the holiday fun. Joining together at the Neighborhood Walmart on Highway 49 some of the crew volunteered as bell ringers to help raise money for those…

Annual Red Kettle Campaign needs your help

The holidays and the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign go hand in hand. The annual tradition kicked off earlier this month with red kettles popping up all over the Gulf Coast. For dozens of years, the money…

Salvation Army Kettlethon

We are closing in on the last few days of the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign and that means the Kettlethon is on! Every little bit donated counts as they are still thousands of dollars away from their goal. Tomorrow,…

Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign kicks off

The Salvation Army is kicking off their Red Kettle campaign today. This century-old tradition provides hope to the less fortunate during the holidays. For many, it’s the official start to the holiday season, seeing the bell-ringers for the Salvation Army.…

WXXV rings the bell with the Salvation Army

Tomorrow, News 25 is going to be ringing in the Christmas spirit. Beginning at 10 a.m., the WXXV crew will be ringing bells and collecting donations for the Salvation Army at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Highway 49 in Gulfport.…

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign kick off

Want to be an angel this year and grant the wish of one? Well, you can do just that as the Salvation Army launches this year’s Angel Tree Program and Red Kettle Campaign, giving people a chance to donate their…

Local Man Breaks Salvation Army World Record

The Salvation Army helps more than four million people a year with the non-profit’s Red Kettle Campaign. Just in time for Christmas, a local man breaks the world record for the longest time spent ringing that classic bell. Ringing that…

Update on Bell Ringing Record

Jamie Richardson passed the halfway point of breaking the world record of ringing the Salvation Army bell for over 150 consecutive hours. His mission began Monday at midnight outside of the Walmart Supercenter on CT Switzer Road in Biloxi. He…

WXXV Bell Ringers All Day

WXXV joined in on the holiday fun today, ringing bells and collecting donations outside of the neighborhood Walmart on Highway 49 in Gulfport. Members of the morning news team, evening news team, sales department and more participated from sun up…

Salvation Army Red Kettle Record

One local man is ringing in the holiday season by attempting to breaking a Salvation Army world record. News 25’s Laurene Callander introduces us to Jamie Richardson during his week-long mission in doing the most good. Jamie Richardson is one…