LA CROSSE, Wis. -

The La Crosse Salvation Army is slowly approaching its winter fundraising goal.

The organization is hoping to raise $650,000 for its Christmas Red Kettle Campaign. They're a little more than $50,000 short.

The funds are used to help the organization's mission, providing things like hot meals and a place to stay.

If you'd like to donate, head to the organization's website at bells2ring.org.