The Salvation Army opens registration for the Christmas Assistance Program for families in need

CLEVELAND - The holiday season is around the corner, and The Salvation Army is helping families in need make the holidays a little extra merry and bright.

Families with children 12 years old and younger can register for assistance at a Cleveland Salvation Army Corps to receive an assigned time to get toys and a Dave's Supermarket gift card. The toys and gift card will be given out at a later date.

This Christmas Distribution program helped over 1,400 families and almost 3,200 children. The Salvation Army is expecting to help 15,000 people in Greater Cleveland this December.

Registration will be held on the following days and times: 

  • Monday, November 6: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 7: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 8: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 9: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Families can register at the following locations:

  • East Cleveland Corps: 1507 Doan Ave., East Cleveland
    • 216-249-4334
  • Miles Park Corps: 4139 E. 93rd Street, Cleveland
    • 216-341-1640
  • Ohio City Corps: 4402 Clark Ave., Cleveland
    • 216-631-1515
  • Temple Corps: 17625 Grovewood Ave., Cleveland
    • 216-692-1388
  • West Park Corps: 12645 Lorain Ave., Cleveland
    • 216-252-3593

Anyone registering will need the following documentation:

  • Government issued photo I.D. or Driver's License. You must have a photo I.D.
  • Birth certificate or current medical benefit card for each child 12 years old and younger in your household.

To make a donation to help The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland serve families this holiday season, or for more information, call 216-861-8185 or visit www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org.

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