The Virtual Bell Ringer Contest is Officially On!

Last week we posted about the Online Red Kettle – one of the newest developments from The Salvation Army that makes is easy for anyone to ‘ring the bell’ during the Christmas season and collect donations for the several millions helped annually by The Salvation Army.

If that feeling of ‘Doing the Most Good’ isn’t enough in itself, if you sign up as a virtual bell ringer at, you can win a chance to see Enrique Iglesias perform live at The Salvation Army Red Kettle Kickoff Show at Dallas Cowboys stadium on Thanksgiving Day!

Here are the details:

How to enter: Visit and start your own kettle!

How to win: The person who recruits the highest number of donors to give to their individual “virtual kettle” before 12 noon on Friday, November 18th will be eligible to win.

What you’ll win:

  • Two game tickets to the November 24, 2011, Thanksgiving Day game between the Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX
  • Two field-level passes to the Enrique Iglesias half-time performance
  • One-night hotel stay for two persons at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center in Dallas in a single room with two queen-sized beds
  • Two round-trip coach-class airline tickets from U.S. destinations (excluding U.S. territories and outlying areas) on a major commercial carrier, subject to seat availability.

Contest Dates: The contest runs from Friday, November 4 – Friday, November 18 at 12 noon. Only a few weeks left so start ringin’ that bell today!

The winner will be notified via the e-mail address provided.

Because of your help last year, more than $1.6 million was raised through Online Red Kettles to support the Christmas campaign and we hope to reach $3 million this Christmas. Complete rules and contest details are available at

Compete to see him perform live? Absolutely.