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Food, Shelter & More from the $16.50 Campaign

By WBH, 01/02/20, 12:00PM CST

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Give an Assist to The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls

The bells and red kettles have been put away for the season, but The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls is still collecting donations to support its year-round mission of helping vulnerable families in northeast Iowa, and during the month of January, you can help through $16.50 Campaign, presented by Slumberland Furniture.

The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls provides a wide variety of services: sheltering the homeless, feeding the hungry, creating recreational activities for youth, responding to disaster situations, and more.  The organization has raised approximately 75 percent of its $601,000 goal for the annual winter Red Kettle Campaign, which it is trying to reach by the end of January.  This month, donations via the $16.50 Campaign, presented by Slumberland Furniture, will help The Salvation Army achieve that winter target.

Each month as part of the $16.50 Campaign, the objective is for 100 Black Hawks fans to make a modest contribution of $16.50 to the featured charitable organization.  If that goal is achieved, collectively fans will have the opportunity to take pride in an impactful total gift of $1,650 at month’s end.

“The holidays are over, and the audible reminders from those ringing bells are done,” said Black Hawks President of Business Operations Joe Greene.  “Now we’re asking Black Hawks fans to remember that The Salvation Army is out there making a difference all the time.  Help them do that and reach their holiday goal by joining us during January’s $16.50 Campaign.”

To make a $16.50 Campaign donation to The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls, click here.

About Slumberland Furniture – Located at 6607 University Avenue in Cedar Falls, Slumberland Furniture provides the Cedar Valley’s finest selection of living room, bedroom, and home décor, chosen for a combination of style, quality, and value.  Slumberland Furniture first opened in the Cedar Valley 50 years ago, in 1969, and has been at their current 41,000 square foot location since 2017.  Slumberland has partnered with the Black Hawks on a charitable effort for each of the last 13 seasons.

About 1650, The Fan/Coloff Media – 1650, The Fan, and its three Cedar Falls-based sister stations are part of Coloff Media, which includes a dozen community stations throughout Iowa.  The Cedar Falls cluster has won five Crystal Awards from the National Association of Broadcasters, signifying the group’s year-round commitment to community service.  All Black Hawks regular season games, home-and-away, can be heard on 1650, The Fan, during the 2019/20 season.