Longtime 'Red Kettle' volunteer continues tradition during crucial 2020 giving season

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WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Back in 1891, a Salvation Army captain was saddened to see so many people in San Francisco going hungry, so he offered them a Christmas meal. He raised the money by putting out a pot with a sign reading "keep the pot boiling," and thus, the Red Kettle Campaign was born.

The Salvation Army says this year more than ever, people need help to pay their bills and support their families.

On CBS 58 Sunday Morning, Rose Schmidt introduced a longtime bell ringer from Waukesha who has a unique way of attracting customers to his kettle.

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