Salvation Army Collects Record 147.6 Million in Holiday Donations

January 30, 2012 Updated Jan 30, 2012 at 5:45 PM EDT

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Salvation Army Collects Record 147.6 Million in Holiday Donations

January 30, 2012 Updated Jan 30, 2012 at 5:45 PM EDT

According to the Salvation Army's official blog, the organization raised a record total of 147.6 million during the 2011 Christmas Red Kettle Campaign.

The 2011 total ranks as an increase of $5.6 million from 2010, and it was the seventh year in a row a record amount of donations was collected.

Read the Salvation Army blog HERE.