Over the Christmas season we grow used to seeing the Salvation Army and their red kettles in front of our favorite shopping locations. This season, an anonymous man dropped a $2,000 check into a kettle at the Price Chopper in South Utica.

Eyewitness News reporter Sean Martinelli from WUTR caught up with the bell ringer who received the surprise donation:

As of now, this donation is one of the largest to date for the Salvation Army operation in the Mohawk Valley.