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Behind The Holiday: A Red Kettle Bell Ringer

Each year, the Salvation Army dispatches thousands of volunteers bearing red kettles to street corners and shopping malls across the country to collect donations. The tradition dates back to the late 1800s, when a Salvation Army Captain, Joseph McFee, dreamed up the kettle collection as a way to pay for Christmas dinner for impoverished residents of San Francisco. more info: http://www.marketplace.org/2015/12/21/wealth-poverty/behind-holiday-red-kettle-bell-ringer #FullNewsAudioAvailable

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