Application process open for Christmas for Kids program in Jasper, Newton Co.

JOPLIN, Mo. (KOAM NEWS NOW) – The Salvation Army of Jasper and Newton Counties is taking applications for its Christmas for Kids program.

Online applications are currently available here.

“Every child deserves to experience the joy of Christmas morning. The Salvation Army Angel Tree program helps provide Christmas gifts for hundreds of thousands of children around the country each year. Once a child or senior adult has been registered and accepted as an Angel their Christmas wish list is shared with donors in your community who purchase gifts of new clothing and toys. The gifts are distributed to the family to place under their family Christmas tree.” – Salvation Army

Those wishing to apply in person will be able to during the week of October 31st. Applications will be accepted at the Joplin office on East 8th Street November 1, 3 and 4. Those wishing to sign up in the Carthage office can do so on Wednesday, November 2.

Applications close on Friday, November 4th.

Presents will be delivered to those in the program on December 21st.