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GRIFFINS HELP RING IN $1,269.12 FOR SALVATION ARMY

Griff, David McIntyre and Riley Sheahan (l-r)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – On Monday, eight members of the Grand Rapids Griffins took part in a three-hour bell-ringing competition for the Salvation Army, an event that raised a grand total of $1,269.12.

At the Byron Center Family Fare, the team consisting of David McIntyre, Petr Mrazek, Andrej Nestrasil and Riley Sheahan raised a total of $192.30, while the Kentwood Family Fare crew, comprised of Mitch Callahan, Landon Ferraro, Jeff Hoggan and Xavier Ouellet, edged out its competition and raised a total of $230.74. Matching contributions from an anonymous donor raised the ultimate total to $1,269.12.

The public can support The Salvation Army of Kent County’s Red Kettle campaign at nearly 70 Red Kettle sites throughout Kent County, online at sakentcounty.org, by phone at 616.459.3433 or 1-800-SAL-ARMY, or by sending financial gifts directly to The Salvation Army, 1215 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3849.

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


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