Salvation Army to accept applications for Christmas assistance starting Oct. 13

The Salvation Army in the Kansas City metropolitan area will soon be accepting applications for Christmas assistance.

Eligible families and seniors aged 65 and older are welcome to apply in person at the Salvation Army community center closest to where they live. Families and seniors who qualify for Christmas assistance may receive food for holiday meals and toys for children in the family.

In Kansas City, Kan., the Salvation Army at 6723 State Ave. will be accepting applications Oct. 13-16, Oct. 20-23 and Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 28 to Dec. 4. Hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

Call the Salvation Army in Kansas City, Kan., at 913-232-5400 for specific information including what to bring with you to provide proof of eligibility. This may include items such as a photo ID, proof of income and proof of residency, such as a current utility bill and verification of children 14 years or younger in the household.

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