The Salvation Army in the Kansas City metropolitan area will soon be accepting applications for Christmas assistance. Eligible families and seniors aged 65 and older are welcome to apply in person at the Salvation Army community center closest to where they live. Families and seniors who qualify for Christmas assistance may receive food for holiday meals and toys for children in the family. Please call your local Salvation Army for specific information including what to bring with you to provide proof of eligibility. This may include items such as a photo ID, proof of income and proof of residency, such as a current utility bill.

Applications will be taken at the following Salvation Army locations, dates and times:

6111 East 129th St., Grandview, MO 64030:

816-966-8300

Dates: Tuesdays and Fridays from October 15 to December 24 (except November 28)

Times: Tuesdays – 2 pm-4 pm, Fridays – 1 pm-4 pm

420 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 66061:

913-782-3640

Dates: October 21-25

Times: 9:30 am-11:30 and 2 pm-4 pm

5306 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64118:

816-452-5663

Dates: November 18-December 6th

Times: 1 pm-3 pm

14700 East Truman Rd., Independence, MO 64050:

816-252-3200

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from November 4-22

Times: 9 am-11:30 am and 1 pm-3 pm

3013 East 9th St., Kansas City, MO 64124:

816-483-8484

Dates: October 3, 23, 24, 30, 31 and November 6, 7, 13,

Times: 9 am-3 pm

1 pm-7 pm on November 14 only

6723 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66102

913-232-5400

Dates: October 14-18, October 21-25

Times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 8:30 am-4 pm

Wednesday – 12:30 pm-8 pm

500 West 39th St., Kansas City, MO, 64111:

816-753-6040

Dates: November 4-6, November 11, November 13

Times: 8 am -12 noon

6618 East Truman Rd., Kansas City, MO (BV)

816-241-6485

Dates: October 29-November 1

Times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3 pm

Friday: 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm