The Red Kettle Drive began November 17 and runs until 8 p.m. December 23.
The thief's bad behavior inspired Jones to replace the stolen money with a $200 donation.
Salvation Army executive ministry leader David Mckenzie estimated about 7000 cans had been received as a result of the Community Can Drive last week.
With Christmas fast approaching, The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign needs a boost, both from volunteers and donors.
"Every year we see new faces, new situations" at Western Fair, Wise said.
Sharon Wicke, business manager for Salvation Army of Saginaw County, said that's about $21,000 down from this time a year ago.
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"Even if you have a dollar, just a dollar, it will mean so much because dollars add up", Jones said.
"There's a lot of wonderful people of all demographics and all ages coming out and volunteers and the volunteers are a cross section of society", said Oakes. "We thought this year was going to be a little better". "Often times, people get irritated about all the commercialization of this time of year".
"We do not support The Salvation Army or consider them our "partner" for this project, they simply linked us to a needy family", The Blaze quoted the shop's Facebook post as saying.
"We also provide counseling, "Pathway of Hope", which allows families to receive counseling to help them become more self-sustaining", he said.
Major Steven Stoops, State Coordinator for Rhode Island Salvation Army, stated, "This year, Salvation Army will present Christmas toys to 450 children". He handed down an antique bell that's more than 50 years old. Won't you join us make our goal a reality this year? "People have suggested that we "pretend" not to know of The Salvation Army's reputation".
A highlight of the holiday season is the traditional Christmas dinner.