Lima, Ohio (WIMA) - The Salvation Army is holding Christmas in July at sites throughout Lima- with collections helping to address the needs of the community.

As many non-profit organizations- the Salvation Army are facing a crunch between demand and very tight resources.

Major Deb Stacy with the Salvation Army explained why Christmas in July is necessary.

The Lima Salvation Army is looking for volunteers and donations at their red kettles from now through July 26th.

For more information or to volunteer- you can contact the Salvation Army at 419-224-9055.