Registration is underway for families seeking help this Christmas

Families across DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia can now register for Christmas assistance through the Angel Tree Program. The Salvation Army began taking applications from DC families on September 6 at the Solomon G. Brown Corps Community Center located in southeast. Over the next six weeks, families throughout the entire National Capital region can register at local Salvation Army corps and offices. Locations, dates, times, and registration requirements can be found on our Angel Tree Family Help Center page by clicking here.

Registration is open to families with kids between newborn and age 12. This year The Salvation Army expects to help nearly 14,000 children across the region. Nearly half will be from Washington, DC and Prince George’s counties.

Thanks to the community’s generosity, Angel Tree provides toys, bikes, mp3 players, hats, gloves and more to kids in need for Christmas. Angel Tree gives hope to financially strapped families. the program has been around for more than four decades.

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Group and Individual Sponsors are Needed

Angel Tree is successful thanks to community’s generosity. Local businesses, civic groups, churches, and individuals sponsor children, ensuring each will have a good Christmas. The Salvation Army is currently seeking sponsors for the upcoming 2017 Angel Tree Program. If your business, group, church, or family would like to sponsor one or 100 children, please visit our Angel Tree SPONSOR page for more information.

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