MINNEAPOLIS - A new iPhone app created for the Twin Cities Salvation Army by U.S. Bank covers everything you need to know about being a volunteer bell ringer. And right now, downloading the free app. will also create a meal for The Salvation Army.
"Bell ringing just got a whole lot easier thanks to a few kindhearted U.S. Bank employees," said Major Jeff Strickler, Twin Cities Salvation Army Commander. "This fun and functional new app enhances the bell ringing experience and will help us recruit new volunteers. In the end, that means more families in need will have food, warm clothes and much more."
The app covers everything you need to know, from the second you sign up to bell ring to the moment your shift is over. One of the app's most interesting features is its FAQ section. It answers all kinds of questions: Are dogs allowed at kettles? What about music? What happens if the weather is bad? Who should you call for help?
"Hopefully we have created a worthwhile app that will benefit those in need for years to come," said U.S. Bank employee Kerim Incedavi said. "I was very happy to be provided the opportunity to volunteer my user experience skills to The Salvation Army on behalf of U.S. Bank."
The Salvation Army will receive $1 from the U.S. Bancorp Foundation to create a meal every time the app is downloaded, up to $1,000.
Read more about the app. on SalvationArmyNorth.org, or search "Bell Ringer TC" using the app store on your iPhone.
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