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.
Call the 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.
In Kansas City, Kan., the Salvation Army office accepting applications is located at 6723 State Ave. The phone number is 913-232-5400. Dates that applications will be accepted are from Oct. 14 to 18, and Oct. 21 to 25. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The Salvation Army also has other offices in other area cities accepting applications.