Bell ringer Carolyn Harper points to two ways to donate by smartphone to the Salvation Army’s annual holiday Red Kettle campaign on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, on Nov. 15. Cashless shoppers have a new option to give to the fundraising campaign this year using their smartphones. Leaders hope adding Apple and Google payment options will boost fundraising, which makes up 10 percent of The Salvation Army’s annual budget. Those donations fund programs providing housing, food and other support to people in poverty. (Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press)

Bell ringer Carolyn Harper points to two ways to donate by smartphone to the Salvation Army’s annual holiday Red Kettle campaign on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, on Nov. 15. Cashless shoppers have a new option to give to the fundraising campaign this year using their smartphones. Leaders hope adding Apple and Google payment options will boost fundraising, which makes up 10 percent of The Salvation Army’s annual budget. Those donations fund programs providing housing, food and other support to people in poverty. (Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press)

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