"If we don't meet our Red Kettle Campaign goal, it could result in cutting programs and services. We would not be able to help vulnerable men, women, and children in great need," said Major Steve Merritt, Divisional Commander for the Salvation Army in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan in a statement.
There's still time to donate and help those in need. Bell ringers will be out in Milwaukee County until Dec. 24, and the Salvation Army has several other options as well.
How you can help:
By mail, send in a check: The Salvation Army, 11315 W. Watertown Plank Rd, Wauwatosa, WI 53226