Tips to Make Your Online Red Kettle Successful

Follow the quick and easy steps below to help make your Online Red Kettle a success.

Online Red Kettle Timeline

October 21 – November 1: Getting Started

  • Sign up for Online Red Kettle at
  • Write a personal story and tell people why you support The Salvation Army
  • Upload photos or videos that represents you and your kettle

November 1 – January 31: Tell Everyone about your Online Red Kettle

  • Ask your family, friends, co-workers, youth programs, little leagues, after school centers, local businesses (retail stores, auto mechanic, barber shops, beauty salons, local grocers, dentists) to donate to your kettle
  • Add your personal kettle web address on emails, text messages, personal or business websites, professional networks,  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, flyers, holiday events, etc.
  • Visit for sample messages

January 20 – 31: Follow Up for More