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Salvation Army kids off Red Kettle fundraiser

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Dulce Guerrero, 6, places cash into a Salvation Army bell ringer's red kettle in front of Albertsons supermarket in east Bakersfield in 2018. "You have to teach the little ones that you have to give, not just receive," said Dulce's mom, Claudia Guerrero.

The Salvation Army's largest fundraiser of the year, the Red Kettle campaign, has kicked off its season, hoping to meet its $100,000 goal.

During a Wednesday lunch, the Bakersfield Corps kicked off the $100 bill challenge by collecting the first eight of what the organization hopes to be 100 $100 bills this Red Kettle season. All money raised by the Red Kettle campaign in Bakersfield stays local, according to a news release.

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