Salvation Army accepting applications for Christmas assistance

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The Salvation Army is accepting applications for Christmas assistance through Friday.

The organization helps provide Christmas gifts for 12 and younger. Assistance will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applicants can request assistance at the First Stop Center, 1765 Broad St., from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.

Applicants should bring children’s clothing and shoe sizes and limit gift requests to $40 per item. They should not bring children when applying.

The following documents are needed to apply: photo ID for all adults in the household; birth certificates for all children in the household; proof of income including food stamps; proof of expenses or bills; proof of current address; and legal custody papers for children who are not applicants’ birth children.

For more information, call (706) 922-8330.


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