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THE SALVATION ARMY TAKING APPLICATIONS
FOR PEOPLE IN NEED OF HOLIDAY HELP
The Salvation Army's annual Christmas Sign Up begins Saturday, November 2. Christmas Sign Up is the application process for families and individuals seeking holiday assistance. Depending on their needs, applicants can apply for a variety of programs including Adopt-A-Family, Toyland Days and the holiday food program. Last Christmas, more than 22,000 people received assistance.
The Christmas Sign Up will be held:
Saturday, November 2 - 9:00 am to 12 Noon
Monday, November 4 through Friday, November 8
9:00 am to 12 Noon and 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration takes place at The Salvation Army Lied Renaissance Center, 3612 Cuming Street. Applicants may enter through the north doors of the Lauritzen Auditorium, one block north of 38th & Cuming Streets.
Applicants must apply in person with the following information on hand: documentation of income; social security cards or birth certificates for everyone; applicant picture identification; and verification of address (dated less than 30 days). If you are applying for Adopt-A-Family, you must have a current phone bill (dates less than 30 days; no past due bills).
For more information on The Salvation Army holiday assistance programs, please call 402-898-5966.
Salvation Army Christmas programs are supported by donations to the Tree of Lights Campaign which begins November 8. The red kettles will appear across the city November 8 - December 24.
The Salvation Army Lied Renaissance Center
The Salvation Army in Omaha, Nebraska has an established history of providing high quality comprehensive care to people needing assistance in the Omaha area. The Salvation Army operates a multi-service campus located at 3612 Cuming Street, providing a variety of services to individuals and families across all life stages and circumstances. This facility is unique in the nation in terms of the variety of diverse programming offered on-site: including child and youth care, material assistance, case management and community outreach, senior services and spiritual care if requested. The Lied Renaissance Center campus is a micro-community with more than 200 people living on the campus on any given day. Such an array of residential care and services provide unparalled access within a holistic, integrated, and caring community environment. Below are some of the faces that have travelled through one of our programs.
The Salvation Army is the largest social service agency in the metropolitan area. It encompasses more than 20 programs that provide low-income people with food, shelter, clothing, disaster relief and counseling. The Salvation Army has served the state of Nebraska since 1888 and the city of Omaha since 1897.
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.