UPDATE: Local media organizations came together on Friday to raise money for the Salvation Army through its annual "Battle of the Bells" at Hamilton Place Mall.

More than $7,000 was raised at this year's event, which go toward the Salvation Army's community programs.

For the second year in a row, the Channel 3 team took first place in the competition.


If you couldn't make it out to Hamilton Place Mall for this year's competition, you can still make a donation by clicking here.

You can also sign up to volunteer to ring the bells at the Salvation Army's red kettles here.

The Channel 3 team would like to say thank you to everyone who came out and supported Friday's cause.


ORIGINAL STORY: On Friday December 14, Channel 3 will be competing in the Salvation Army's annual "Battle of the Bells" at Hamilton Place Mall.

Staff from Channel 3 and other local media organizations will be out all day at various locations throughout the mall.

The event is held to help the Salvation Army raise money for local community programs.

“Battle of the Bells” will be from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

You can find the Channel 3 team at the mall’s food court entrance.

So stop by, say hello and if you are able, please donate to the Salvation Army!

If you can't make it this year, you can still make a donation by clicking here.

You can also sign up to volunteer to ring the bells at the Salvation Army's red kettles here.

Stay with the WRCB app to find out who wins this year’s competition.