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Red kettle goal shattered by generous Cincinnatians

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The Salvation Army in Greater Cincinnati announced it raised more than $775,000 from its 2012 Kettle Campaign, shattering the goal of $700,000.

The campaign is a major fundraising effort that has been undertaken annually at Christmastime for more than 120 years.

The funds collected are used throughout the year providing Emergency Assistance, after-school programs, and myriad services provided by The Salvation Army that serve those of all ages in our local community.

This year's result sets another new record, readily surpassing the $719,000 raised in 2011.  

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