Salvation Army accepting Christmas Angel applications

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Parents in need of assistance with Christmas gifts for their children ages 12 and younger may apply with The Salvation Army of Shelby County. Families must reside in Shelby County.

Registration dates are:

Oct. 5 and 6, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.

Oct. 14, 9 a.m.-noon

Parents must provide the following documentation in order to apply: Head of household(s) photo ID, birth certificates and SSN cards for children 12 and younger, if applicable proof of guardianship (school records or legal documents), proof of residency (current utility bill), proof of all income or no income (including award letter for food stamps) and proof of all expenses.

Registrations are done on a first come, first serve walk-in basis. This year’s registration will take place at The Salvation Army, 108 Plaza Circle, Suite E, in Alabaster. There will be adequate signage and attendants outside to direct parents where to park.

Questions may be directed to Captain Julia McDowell by calling 663-7105, or by emailing Julia.McDowell@uss.salvationarmy.org.