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Written by Holly Nomura   
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 15:00

Is the thought of Christmas making you feel bleak? Let us help.

The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities Announces the Christmas Assistance Program

Quad Cities: The Salvation Army’s Christmas Assistance Program – a community wide effort – is The Salvation Army’s largest outreach event each year. Last year, for example, more than 6,000 toys and gifts were distributed to 2,206 children and more than 1,900 households received food.

Families who would like to receive assistance during the holidays must register and complete the application process before December 6th.

Registration Location in Scott County, IOWA

3400 W. Central Park Avenue, Davenport 563-391-5325

Registration Location in Rock Island County, ILLINOIS

2200 – 5th Avenue, Moline 309-764-6996

 

Registration Dates and Times for both Locations:

Mondays— 12:00PM to 2:30PM On October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 25; and December 2

Wednesdays— 1:00PM to 4:00PM On October 30; November 6, 13, 20; and December 4

Fridays— 11am-2pm On November 1, 8, 15, 22; and December

What to bring: Applications will not be taken without the items below:

1. Adults: a. Picture ID with valid date, b. Social Security card & c. Proof of address (2 pieces of mail)

2. Children: a. Social Security Cards or b. Medical Cards or c. Birth certificates for each child.

3. Proof of: a. Household Income & b. Federal or State Benefits.

Generous Quad Cities residents make this program possible with their monetary donations, as well as donations of toys through the Angel Giving Trees. Beginning November 2, Angel Trees will be displayed at all QC Wal-Marts. NorthPark and SouthPark Mall will again host trees in their JC Penney and Younkers Courts, respectively, starting November 29.

To volunteer with The Salvation Army this season, please go to www.ringbells.org.

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