St. Louis Salvation Army Finally Gets Credit Card Donation Kettles, Still Not Cool with Gay Stuff

After rollouts in Dallas, Los Angeles and Colorado Springs, St. Louis’ Salvation Army wing is finally killing everyone’s favorite excuse “Sorry, I don’t have any change on me.” The Salvation Army is hoping that adding a credit card option will help increase donations to its red kettles in the St. Louis area. Salvation Army officials hope the new option will attract people who aren’t carrying cash or change. Average donations jumped from $2 to $15 when donors used electronic payment machines in Dallas, Los Angeles and Colorado Springs in 2008. [Read More]