Sign-up For The Salvation Army Back To School Assistance Program
Providing Shoes, Socks, and School Supplies For Children In Need
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 www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyAmarillo. Secure donations can be made online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (Specify Amarillo).