Sign-up For The Salvation Army Back To School Assistance Program

 Sign-up For The Salvation Army Back To School Assistance Program

Providing Shoes, Socks, and School Supplies For Children In Need

Back To School Signup Flyer

The Salvation Army Back To School Assistance Program benefits hundreds of children in our Amarillo area each year. Last year we were able to provide over 400 children with school supplies, a backpack, a brand new pair of shoes, and socks to enter into the school year. There is a maximum number of assistance available so please make sure to attend one of the 2 sign-up days available if you are in need of assistance this year.


Application Sign-Up Days/Times:

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016, 1:00pm – 7:00pm

Thursday, August 11th, 2016, 1:00pm – 7:00pm



The Salvation Army Church

2101 S. Van Buren St.

Bring The Following To Qualify For Assistance:

*A government picture I.D.

*If you receive SNAP, bring your food stamp benefit letter (No SNAP card)

*Social security cards, green cards, or other form of government

     I.D. for each household member

*Birth certificates for school age children receiving assistance

*Proof of enrollment in local school (Kindergarten through 12th grade)

*If you are not the parent, provide proof of custody

*If not on SNAP, bring proof of all income & monthly bills for household


***Please DO NOT bring children to the application process***

People can still contribute by making school supplies donations. There are 6 places around town for individuals to drop off school supplies between July 1st – July 29th, 2016:

Applebee’s             5630 W. Amarillo Blvd.

Napoli’s                              700 S. Taylor St.

Rib Crib                           5050 S. Coulter St.

The Salvation Army       400 S. Harrison St.

Viva Media       500 S. Polk St., Suite #110

Wells Fargo Bank     2000 S. Washington St.

For more information about the items needed to qualify, please contact our main office at (806)373-6631 or visit our Facebook page at Secure donations can be made online at 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.