Applications to be accepted for the Angel Tree Program - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Applications to be accepted for the Angel Tree Program

Angel Tree Program returns to the South Plains Angel Tree Program returns to the South Plains
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

It can be tough for families across the South Plains to provide their children with clothes, shoes and come Christmas time, toys too.

That is why the Salvation Army created the Angel Tree Program for children from birth through 12-years-old.

Last year, the Salvation Army served more than 2,000 children. 

It is hoping to serve even more this year. 

Beginning Monday, October 17th, you can apply to give your children a complete Christmas including clothes, shoes and toys all free of charge.

Just stop by the Salvation Army located at 111 16th Street in Lubbock during the days and hours listed below.

Application Dates:
Monday, October 17th 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday, October 18th 9 a.m. -2 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday, October 20th 9 a.m. -2 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday, October 20th 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Necessary Documentation:
•    Valid Texas Photo ID
•    Social security cards of parents & children
•    Proof of residence (can be 1 of the following items: current lease agreement, utility bill from July or August of 2016, government mail from July or August 2016)
•    Proof of need: HUD lease, Medicaid eligibility letter, or income statements
•    Birth Certificates for children 
•    Official custody documents (if applicants are not biological children)
•    Children's shirt, jacket, pants, and shoe size 
•    Children's Christmas toy wish list

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