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Hawks Put Out Virtual Red Kettle

By WBH, 12/07/20, 11:45AM CST

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$16.50 Campaign Supports The Salvation Army in December

The “Fight for Good” is the objective for the $16.50 Campaign presented by Slumberland Furniture this month, as the Black Hawks, Slumberland, and 1650, The Fan, celebrate the efforts of The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls.

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 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 is hoping to generate a total of $601,000 as part of its annual winter Red Kettle Campaign.  

“We are putting a virtual red kettle in front of Young Arena,” said Black Hawks President of Business Operations Joe Greene.  “This year, The Salvation Army’s work is of even greater consequence.  At the same time, fewer people are shopping in person and carrying cash, so traditional donations to The Salvation Army are being squeezed.  We hope this will serve as a reminder that there are many ways to give.”

To make a $16.50 Campaign donation to The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls, click here or click on the “$16.50 Campaign, presented by Slumberland” logo at waterlooblackhawks.com to find out how to make a contribution by check.

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 over 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 14 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 2020/21 season.