Getting Angel Tree Help in Washington, DC

If you need help getting Christmas gifts for your family this year, then you have come to the right place.  Each year, The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command assists thousands of parents in Washington, DC Metro Area with providing their families a wonderful Christmas through our Angel Tree program.

In order to qualify for assistance, applicants must be in need due to an emergency financial hardship, underemployment, or unemployment.  At this time only children 12 years old and under are able to receive gifts.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR DC ANGEL TREE

Registration will take place on the following days and location:

Tuesday, September 3 – Friday, September 27, 2019

Doors open at 9:00 AM, Monday – Friday

The Salvation Army Solomon G. Brown (use the Morris Road Entrance)
2300 MLK Jr. Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20020

Only the first 100 families will be processed each day, on a first come first served basis.

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Registration will also take place on the following days and location:

Tuesday, October 15 – Friday, November 8, 2019

Doors open at 9:00 AM; Monday – Friday

Sherman Avenue Corps
768 Morton Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010

Only the first 100 families will be processed each day, on a first come first served basis.

NOTE: Only families currently residing in Washington, DC can register for the Angel Tree Program at the Washington, DC locations.

WHAT TO BRING

Please bring the following items with you to registration:

  • Picture ID (District Residents only)
  • Birth Certificates for all children 12 years and younger
  • Proof of Household Income (income should be current within the last 30 days)
  • Proof of Residency (Current Lease or rent receipts)
  • Proof of Household expenses/bills (most current bills including rent, utilities, child support, etc.)
  • If you are not the lease holder, you must have a notarized letter stating that you and your children live there and pay $X amount for rent. You also must have other mailed documents (proof of income, pay stub, W2, etc.) at that address.
  • If you are residing at a shelter you must have a letter from the shelter stating the percentage you pay into escrow or any other fees you are responsible for.

PICK UP INFORMATION FOR DC ANGEL TREE

For pick up information please check back after December 2, 2019.

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

For additional information not found on this page, please call The Salvation Army Social Services Office at 202-332-5000.