Christmas help sign ups starting at Salvation Army

Christmas help sign ups starting at Salvation Army

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Monday is the first day you can apply Christmas Assistance through the Salvation Army.

Now through Friday, those with the last names A through J can sign up at the Salvation Army on Fulton Avenue.

Next week is for last names K through S.

The Salvation Army says because of the pandemic, they started accepting applications earlier, and they are seeing many new faces in all of their programs.

“Because of COVID, there’s a lot more people who wouldn’t normally need help that do need help. We’ve been making changes to where we’re trying focus on that more,” said Alex Rahman. “Maybe no the people that come here year after year, or the people that have been here several times in the past. But we want to try to focus on the people who are new.”

Anyone interested can fill out a form from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. and then again from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the days that match your last name.

You can click here to fill out that form.

You will need to take a few things like pays stubs, recent bills, social security cards, a license, and benefit statements.

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