Annual Toy Shop Program Serves Thousands of Children Each Year
The Salvation Army today announced that beginning Monday November 4th will be time for families to register for this year’s Toy Shop program. The program is targeted to low-income families in the local Lancaster community, “This is a great opportunity for local families to receive support for their children at Christmas,” stated Captain Timothy Sheehan, Lancaster City Commander at The Salvation Army. “It touches our hearts to know that we’re part of bringing Christmas joy to children in our community that otherwise might go without.” Those interested need to register at The Salvation Army, 131 S. Queen Street. Registration will take place between 9:00am and 3:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, November 4, 5, 7 and 8 and 4:00pm and 7:00pm Monday and Wednesday evenings, November 4 and 6.
Registrants will need to bring the following:
PHOTO ID OF PERSON APPLYING FOR CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE
IDENTIFICATION with DATE OF BIRTH for EVERYONE – OF ALL AGES IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD.
ID’s accepted are: Driver License, Birth Certificate, Green Card, Passport, School I.D., Employee ID, Award Determination letter/form from the Welfare Department (some Health Insurance Cards list DOB).
Proof of ADDRESS IN YOUR NAME (HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD)
Examples: Lease, Utility Bill, Signed letter from your landlord on letterhead, Section 8 letter or Current Rent Receipt.
Proof of all household income, financial help, and benefits (whether the benefit or help is received by you personally or is paid on your behalf) is required.
Questions regarding the Toy Shop program can be addressed by calling 717-397-7565.
Visit www.salvationarmylancaster.orgor call us for more information on how you can help us help others in need. For more information contact Stu Metzler, Community Relations & Development Director for more details – 397.7565 ext. 108