They're making headway, but the fundraising is still coming up short at Watertown's red kettles.
After our story last week that the Salvation Army was $12,000 short of its $60,000 goal, former Watertown mayor Jeff Graham called on the community to help.
His business, the Pearl Street Pub, made a donation. He collected one from Jet Gas on State Street.
On Friday, he got a $1,200 check from Watertown Savings Bank.
"I think there's a lot of people who, you know, we all sometimes forget how good we have it and maybe it's time to dig in a little bit and help out," said Graham.
The shortfall has gone from $12,000 down to s$6,000. People can still make donations.
The phone number at the Watertown Salvation Army is 315-782-4470.