Salvation Army starts holiday collections early

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New York City street scene during Christmas holiday season with Salvation Army volunteer, shopper and other people in view. LITTLENY / GETTY/ CBS News

The Salvation Army began its donation campaign earlier than ever.

They expect 155% more people will need help this holiday season due to economic impacts from the pandemic.

With fewer people spending money and so many people out of work, they also expect 50% fewer donations.

If you’d like to donate, you can do so using the Salvation Army’s ‘Kettle Pay App’ or by going to

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