When you see Salvation Army red kettles in front of businesses, you know the holiday season is coming. Salvation Army employees in Southfield volunteered their time Tuesday to clean and paint the kettles in preparation for this year's holiday fundraising drive. Every year, the Salvation Army assists thousands of needy families with food, gifts for children and more to make their holidays a little brighter. You can read more about this here. Anne Runkle / Digital First Media.