Kettles - Bellringing Guidelines

Please do...

  • Smile and make eye contact - greet people
  • Stand near the kettle keeping an eye on it at all times
  • Ring the bell gently not non-stop
  • Wish everyone a Merry Christmas
  • Thank donors with a “Merry Christmas” “Thank you for the kind gift” “We appreciate your generosity” “God Bless you”

Also while ringing...

  • No smoking
  • No cell phone use
  • Do not read or eat
  • Do not engage in conversations with friends
  • Stand as much as possible
  • Do not play loud music or use earbuds - pay attention to your "customers"
  • Play Christmas music only if you have permission from the store manager
  • Do not leave your kettle unattended