Extra day added to KPLC's Community Christmas and the Salvation - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Extra day added to KPLC's Community Christmas and the Salvation Army Angel Tree

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

KPLC's Community Christmas and The Salvation Army Angel Tree is adding one more registration day for people who were unable to apply during the day or needed to bring in additional paperwork.

November 17th applications will be taken from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Salvation Army Worship Center, 3020 Legion St.  in Lake Charles.

KPLC's Community Christmas and The Salvation Army Angel Tree will be accepting applications for Christmas assistance for those in need in Calcasieu, Cameron, Beauregard, Jefferson Davis and Allen Parishes.

KPLC's Community Christmas and The Salvation Army Angel Tree is designed to assist families by providing toys for children up to age 12 for Christmas Day as well as food baskets. Parent or legal guardian are the only ones eligible to apply for assistance and they must bring with them a Photo ID.

Birth Certificates for each child 12 and under are required at registration. Proof of all money coming into the house (including wages, SS, SSI, VA, retirement, child support, contributions from friends/relatives, food stamps, and any/all income) is required at time of applications.  Food stamps are to be counted as income and expenses.

Proof of all actual expenses (rent, utilities, telephone, insurance, medical and all other expenses) must be brought. Guardianship/Custody Documentation is required if the guardian is not listed on birth certificate.  Also, a notarized statement of income help from family members is required if another person is assisting in paying the family's bills.

All applicants should have clothing and shoe sizes and toy wishes for each child. 

No application will be taken without required information.

Any questions please call The Salvation Army at 721-8068.

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