ELKHART: Families can apply for Christmas assistance
Posted on Nov. 2, 2009 at 12:00 a.m.
The Elkhart Salvation Army will be enrolling local families in the Christmas assistance program. Families with children age 14 and younger will receive a voucher for Toys for Tots and a grocery gift certificate. Households with children older than age 14 will be eligible for a grocery gift certificate.
The times to enroll are:
9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Nov. 2-6 and Nov. 9-13
To enroll, participants must bring:
* Indiana drivers' license or state ID card
* Social Security cards for every member of the household
* birth certificates for children 14 and younger
* proof of income
* proof of expenses
For all the children in the household, bring:
* shirt and coat size
* pant and dress size
* shoe size
* Christmas wish list