By ROB POLANSKY
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) — The Salvation Army’s “Red Kettle Season” kicked off on Thursday.
The charitable organization said the initiative is its annual fundraising campaign.
Gov. Ned Lamont said he and representatives from the Salvation Army will kick it off at its Southern New England Division on Asylum Avenue in Hartford.
The event is happening at 10:30 a.m. Stream it below:
The organization calls Red Kettle Season a tradition is known around the world that benefits those in need in the local community.
The tradition dates back to 1891.
More information, including how people can donate online, can be found on the Salvation Army’s website here.
Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.