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2012 Christmas Assistance Applications Begin in Porter County


The Salvation Army Porter County Corps Community Center is accepting Christmas Applications from people who need help with food, clothing and toys for the 2012 Christmas Season. “We are signing up Porter County resident families and individuals for Christmas Day food assistance, Angel Tree and Adopt-a-Family." Porter County residents need to apply in person at The Salvation Army, Monday through Friday, October 22nd through November 9th, 9:30 am - 11:30 am and 1:00 - 3:00 pm, (application doors close 11am & 2:30pm) 799 Capitol Rd. (on Highway 6), South Haven, IN.

Applicants will need to bring a picture I. D. of the person applying, Social Security Cards or Medicaid Cards for all household members, birth certificate for each child in the household (birth to 13 years), proof of current address in Porter County with name on a bill or like item (Porter County residents need only apply please), proof of income and assistance for last 30 days, clothing and shoe sizes for children and gift choices (3 reasonable gift ideas per child, 13 years and younger, attending school).

The application process is only for the adult applying; please do not bring children during this time. Our space is limited and there is no child care available. Call The Salvation Army Corps at 762-9191 for more information.

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. About 82 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to http://www.salvationarmyusa.org.


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