CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB)-- With the holidays quickly approaching, The Salvation Army has begun its Christmas outreach programs to help the many local families in need of material assistance.
Families at or below the poverty line with children 12 years old or younger, and seniors 60 years old and older are invited to register for the Angel Tree program.
The Angel Tree program provides much-needed clothing, toys and other crucial items to qualified participants.
Registration starts October 23rd – 25th and October 29th – November 2nd and November 5th – 7th for Chattanooga and Cleveland areas.
Register at 5001 Covington Street from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.; on Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Register at Mt. Olive East Church of God, 956 6th St. N.E., Cleveland, TN. 37311 by appointment only by calling 423-308-3467.
For more information including documentation required for registration, families in need should call 423-756-1023 or visit www.csarmy.org.
Volunteers are also needed to assist with the Angel Tree program and other seasonal efforts.
Volunteers may serve as bell ringers in order to raise money for our many ministries which meet the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of local residents. Additionally, volunteers may host Christmas parties for low income seniors or fill stockings with everyday essentials for seniors or fill backpacks for local homeless.
In addition to giving at the kettles, donations may be made online at www.csarmy.org, by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY or by mail to: The Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN, 37403. For additional information please call 423-756-1023.