People in the community said they are shocked after someone attempted to steal a little bit of holiday cheer.

Police said that, on Saturday, a man stole a red Salvation Army charity bucket from outside ShopRite. The Salvation Army does the annual fundraiser to raise money to help people in need. 

ShopRite is making sure the organization’s efforts aren’t hindered by donating the $500 that was stolen, plus another $100.

A Salvation Army representative said she hopes the person responsible is found.