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Springfield, IL 62704

GMS - Salvation Army accepting applications for Christmas assistance

October 3, 2012

The Salvation Army will be accepting applications for Christmas assistance from individuals and families who reside in Sangamon County from Oct. 8 to Oct. 12 at 530 N. Sixth St.

Anyone interested in applying for Christmas assistance will need the following:

* Photo ID for all adults age 16 and older;

* Medical card or birth certificates or school ID for children ages 0 to 15;

* Proof of address: utility, medical or cable bill or bank statements or auto insurance or auto registration or voter’s registration.

Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-8 p.m.; and Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.

Applicants must have required documents before submitting a Christmas application. Applicants also cannot be registered with any other agency for the 2012 Christmas assistance, including Catholic Charities, Contact Ministries or Friend in Deed.