Join KMOV to kickoff the Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights Campaign

Published: Nov. 4, 2022 at 4:05 PM CDT
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The Tree of Lights Is a historic tradition that rings In the Christmas season throughout the region. This year marks the 75th anniversary of The Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights campaign that touches the lives of millions of people each year.

There are many ways to get support and get involved with the Tree of Lights campaign - from bellringing to adopting an angel as part of the Angel Tree campaign or directly donating to The Salvation Army.

The Red Kettle campaign offers volunteer opportunities to assist with fundraising by ringing bells at the famous Salvation Army red kettles located throughout the St. Louis area. Volunteers can also set up a virtual kettle to help raise funds. Sign up at

The official Tree Lighting ceremony will take place at Kiener Plaza on Saturday, November 19th from 5 p.m. featuring the Tree of Lights Co-Chairs - Rick Horton, Marty Lyons and The Salvation Army Brass Band. News 4′s Cory Stark and Samantha Jones will emcee the event.