SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Salvation Army says it tin accommodate astir 1,500 much Sacramento country families successful request successful its vacation assistance program.
The non-profit urges families who whitethorn not beryllium capable to supply gifts for their children to motion up for its Angel Tree Program, which, successful concern with Toys for Tots, delivers gifts to families successful request each Christmas. The programme allows families to motion their children—ages 17 and under—up for toys and different vacation gifts, which are purchased by assemblage members.
To motion up, parents tin sojourn the Angel Tree signup webpage oregon telephone 916-678-4010. The deadline is October 29, oregon erstwhile each spots are filled up.
Beginning November 15, assemblage members tin motion up to donate to 1 of the children successful the programme either online here, oregon astatine assorted stores similar Great Clips, Cricket Wireless and successful the Arden Fair Mall.
The gifts volition beryllium distributed during a drive-through lawsuit astatine Cal Expo connected December 22.
The Salvation Army said it provided assistance to 16,000 people, donated much than 32,500 gifts and much than 23,000 meals past vacation season. According to the non-profit, astir 1,100 volunteers assisted past vacation play and the aforesaid fig of volunteers volition beryllium needed again this twelvemonth tp supply Thanksgiving meals. battalion nutrient boxes and toys and to assistance with the drive-through lawsuit astatine Cal Expo.