A friend sent me this article and idea. http://americablog.com/2012/11/salvation-army-vouchers-to-download-...
Article include 'Vouchers' you can print out and place in the Salvation Army red kettles and also give to their Thrift Store Managers. If you give $$$'s to them, a large percent of the $$$'s go to pay lawyers that enforce hate measures - a very small % goes to help those who truly need assistance. Discriminating against others, masked by religion, is still Bigotry.
Personally, I think Bell Ringers placed directly at stores entrances is psychological harassment. When I just want to go shop for TP and bananas, why should I be guilted into replying to their saying Merry Christmas to me when I enter and also leave stores.
But what a clever marketing strategy by Salvation Army to be 'visible' and 'represent the spirit of Christmas' with the in-your-face strategy. I wish truly caring non-profits would demand that they get equal share of the sidewalk too, ha.