As part of the Salvation Army’s Christmas in July fundraising campaign, local celebrity mascots will join volunteers of Greater Philadelphia in hosting iconic red kettles to collect donations throughout Center City on Wednesday. Through this event, the organization will make the public aware of the urgency to provide basic needs funding for struggling Philadelphians.
Miss Philadelphia and Miss Philadelphia Outstanding Teen will ring the bell at the Bellevue Hotel on Broad and Walnut Streets at noon to kick off the event.
Additionally, the Clothespin on 15and Market streets will feature 6 ABC’s Annie McCormick and Chipper, the Herr’s Foods mascot, handing out potato chips. Ronald McDonald will also appear at the Shops at Liberty Place.
If you go
Christmas in July red kettles
Wednesday, noon to 2 p.m.
The Clothespin (15th and Market),The Bellevue (Broad and Walnut), the Shops at Liberty Place