The Salvation Army Christmas Assistance Program

The Salvation Army Christmas Assistance Program

Applications being accepted soon for the Amarillo and Canyon areas

(Serving Potter, Randall, Armstrong, Carson Oldham counties) 

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Last year the community teamed up with The Salvation Army to provide 2,343 gifts for our Angel Tree Program. Angel Tree is an emergency holiday assistance program that we provide annually to those in need ranging from infants to children age 18. At The Salvation Army we believe everyone deserves a little Christmas. It is now that time of year again and Christmas is right around the corner. The Salvation Army Christmas Assistance Program (“Angel Tree”) is underway and will begin taking applications  for the following dates:

Application Dates:

October 24 – 28, 2016

November 7 – 11, 2016

Days/Times:

Monday – Friday

8:30am – 11:30am

Monday & Thursday

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where:

The Salvation Army Chapel

2101 S. Van Buren

(Corner of Van Buren & 21st)

Please Bring The Following Verifications To Qualify:

Valid Pictured I.D.

Social Security Card or Government I.D. for all household members

Birth certificate for all children 18 and under

(if child is not a U.S. citizen also proof of school enrollment);

Proof of school enrollment for children 15 to 18

If you are not parent of child have proof of custody papers for child/children;

Proof of all monthly bills

Proof of income for all household members (including SNAP/TANF)

 

If you know of any people needing assistance this Christmas holiday, please forward the information to them.

For more information about The Salvation Army programs, services, or to volunteer please call our main office at (806)373-6631 or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyAmarillo. Secure donations can be made online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY(Specify Amarillo).

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 81 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.