The Salvation Army of Springfield will be providing Christmas assistance to residents of Christian and Greene Counties. The Salvation Army’s Christmas Assistance Program provides individuals and families with food, toys, and winter accessories each holiday season.
“The Salvation Army strives to assist struggling families during the holiday season so that all community members can enjoy the season, regardless of their financial situation.” Major Mike Mills, Corps Officer, said.
Applications for Christmas assistance will be accepted Monday, November 28 through Friday, December 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. On Monday, November 28, and Monday, December 5, applications will be accepted from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in addition to the daytime hours. On Saturday, December 3 applications will be taken from 10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. Applications will not be taken on Sunday.
Individuals and families seeking assistance should apply in-person at The Salvation Army located at 1707 West Chestnut Expressway. Those who apply must bring a picture ID, social security card for each member of their household, and proof of residency, such as a piece of mail within the last 30 days.
For more information please call The Salvation Army at (417) 862-5509.