KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- The Salvation Army in the Kansas City metropolitan area will soon be accepting applications for Christmas assistance.
Eligible families and seniors aged 65 and older are welcome to apply in person at the Salvation Army community center closest to where they live. Families and seniors who qualify for Christmas assistance may receive food for holiday meals and toys for children in the family.
Please call your local Salvation Army for specific information including what to bring with you to provide proof of eligibility.
This may include items such as a photo ID, proof of income and proof of residency, such as a current utility bill and verification of children 14 years or younger in the household.
Applications will be taken at the following Salvation Army locations, dates and times:
6111 East 129th St., Grandview, MO 64030:
Dates: Every Tuesday and Friday from October 14 to November 25
Times: Tuesdays from 2 pm-6 pm, Fridays from 1 pm-3 pm
420 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 66061:
Dates: October 13-15
Times: 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4 pm
5306 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64118:
Dates: November 18-December 15
Times: 8:30 am to noon and 1 pm-4 pm
14700 East Truman Rd., Independence, MO 64050:
Dates: October 27-31 and Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in November through 11/21
Times: 8:30 am-11:30 am and 1 pm-3 pm
3013 East 9th St., Kansas City, MO 64124:
Dates: Every Wednesday and Thursday from October 22 to November 20
Times: 9 am-11 am and 1 pm-3 pm
6723 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66102
Dates: October 13-16, October 20-23 and Tuesdays and Thursdays from October 28-December 4
Times: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am-4 pm
Wednesdays from 11 am to 6 pm
500 West 39th St., Kansas City, MO, 64111:
Dates: November 3, 5, 7, 17,19, 22 and December 2
Times: 9 am-11:30 am
6618 East Truman Rd., Kansas City, MO
Dates: October 27-30 and November 6, 13 & 20
Times: 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-3 pm (hours extended until 5 pm on October 29 and 30)