Police said that location is not manned by the Salvation Army.
Last year, The Salvation Army provided over 2.4 million meals and helped almost half a million MA residents in need.
Saturday is the last day bell ringers will stand outside of stores.
"We always trust that God will come through to provide what is needed even when things seem like we won't be able to meet our budget as they do this year".More news: North Korea begins tests to load Anthrax onto ICBMs, report says
We would like to thank you all, and have a merry Christmas.
The money donated to the Salvation Army is appropriated to the program's social services sector. "We hope the community will respond and make a donation in one of our many kettles in the community".
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is urging people all over the state to give the kettles a boost if possible. The tally is a jump at this time over past year and the Salvation Army's red kettle program is operating only three days a week instead of six days a week like it did in 2016.
In Ephrata, red kettles can be found at Safeway and Walmart.