Media personalities across southeastern Michigan will once again volunteer their time for The Salvation Army’s Celebrity Bell Ringer Day on Saturday, December 2nd from 10 a.m. to noon.
Local celebrities will spread holiday cheer by ringing a bell alongside The Salvation Army’s iconic red kettles to help raise awareness for the 2017 Red Kettle Campaign, the nonprofit’s largest fundraiser of the year.
The public is encouraged to visit over 60 media personalities at more than 40 storefront kettle locations across metro Detroit.
Visitors are welcome to ask for autographs or take photographs with their favorite celebrity in exchange for a red kettle donation.
Celebrities will be ringing to fill kettles at the following locations:
o April Moss at JCPenney at Lakeside Mall, 14200 Lakeside Circle in Sterling Heights
o Karen Carter at Kroger, 39950 W. 14 Mile Road in Commerce Twp.
o Amy Andrews and Taryn Asher at Kroger, 3600 W. Maple Road in Bloomfield Hills
o Deena Centofanti and Jay Towers at the Main Valet Entrance of Oakland Mall, 412 W. 14 Mile Road in Troy
o M.L. Elrick and Ryan Ermanni at Kroger, 20422 Mack Ave. in Grosse Pointe Woods
o Erika Erickson, Jennifer Hammond, Robin Murdock and Kellie Rowe at Kroger, 1237 Coolidge Highway (at W. Maple) in Troy
o Hilary Golston and Derek Kevra at Macy’s south door, Twelve Oaks Mall, 27550 Novi Road in Novi
o Josh Landon and Hannah Saunders at Kroger, 25780 Middlebelt Road in Farmington Hills
o Charlie Langton and Maurielle Lue at Macy’s 14 Mile Road Entrance at Oakland Mall in Troy
o Alan Longstreet and Lee Thomas at Hollywood Market, 714 N. Main St. in Royal Oak
o Sherry Margolis and Monica Gayle at Busch’s, 33300 W 14 Mile Road in West Bloomfield Twp.
o Lori Pinson at Kroger, 4099 Telegraph in Bloomfield Hills
o Dave Spencer at Kroger, 4888 North Adams in Rochester
o Roop Raj and Huel Perkins at Walmart, 2001 W. Maple Road in Troy
o Koco McAboy at Kroger, 23101 John R Road in Hazel Park
o Paul Buck at Kroger, 20730 Pontiac Trail in South Lyon
o “Big Jim” O’Brien and Erin Vermeulen at Kroger, 37550 W. 12 Mile Road in Farmington Hills
o Renee Vitale at Kroger, 36430 Ford Road in Westland
o Blaine Fowler and Lauren Crocker at Kroger, 17447 Haggerty Road at 6 Mile Road in Northville
o Kirby Gwen at Kroger, 15255 Michigan Ave (at Greenfield) in Dearborn
o Ken Rogulski and his son, Alex Duncan at Walmart, 2001 W. Maple Road in Troy
o Emily Brooke at Kroger, 8920 W. 8 Mile Road in Ferndale
o Slim and Joe Carballo at Kroger, 39950 W. 14 Mile Road in Commerce Township
o Nick Wyze at Kroger, 30851 Gratiot Ave. in Roseville
o Shay Shay at Kroger, 15455 N. Haggerty Road (at 5 Mile) in Plymouth
o Donafay Collins at Village Market, 18330 Mack Ave. in Grosse Pointe
o Theresa Lucas and Chelsea Kivell at Walmart, 30729 Lyon Center Dr. E. in New Hudson
o Steve Kostan at Kroger, 37550 W. 12 Mile Road in Farmington Hills
o Bobby Mitchell at Kroger, 7350 N. Middlebelt Road in Westland
o Pam Rossi at Kroger, 44525 Ann Arbor Road in Plymouth
o Screamin’ Scott at Kroger, 20903 Harper Ave. in Harper Woods
o Lauren Barthold and Zahra Huber at Kroger, 25780 Middlebelt Road in Farmington Hills
o Laura Bonnell at Sam’s Club, 31020 John R Road in Madison Heights
o Rob Davidek at Busch’s, 37083 6 Mile Road (at Newburgh) in Livonia
o Beth Fisher at JCPenney (2nd floor entrance) at Twelve Oaks Mall, 27150 Novi Road in Novi
o Tom Jordan at Kroger, 20730 Pontiac Trail in South Lyon
o Sandra McNeill at Macy’s Lakeside Mall (outside), 14200 Lakeside Circle in Sterling Heights
o Karen Trombley at Kroger, 23191 Marter Road in St. Clair Shores
o Rachael Hunter at the west door of Macy’s at Twelve Oaks Mall, 27550 Novi Road in Novi
o Holly Hutton at JCPenney at Lakeside Mall, 14200 Lakeside Circle in Sterling Heights
o Roxanne Steele at Kroger, 2105 South Blvd. in Troy
o Frank Williams Jr. at Kroger, 13700 E. 14 Mile Road in Warren
- Rio & the Rockabilly Revival at Kroger, 685 E. Maple Road in Birmingham
“We are so honored these media personalities are willing to donate their time to be a part of this year’s Celebrity Bell Ringer Day,” said Major Russ Sjögren, general secretary and metro Detroit area commander for The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division.
“We hope their fans will come out to see them and contribute what they can to the Red Kettle campaign, supporting the wide variety of community programs that provide more than just feeding and sheltering.”
Donations collected through the Red Kettle Campaign benefit local families and individuals in the communities they are given.
To make a tax-deductible contribution to The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign:
o Visit www.salmich.org
o Text SALMICH to 41444 to donate via mobile phone
o Call 877-SAL-MICH
o Send a check or money order, made payable to The Salvation Army, to 16130 Northland Dr., Southfield, MI 48075
All photographs are courtesy of The Salvation Army.
SOURCE: The Salvation Army