It's about that time of year when you need to seriously start applying for Christmas help if you live in Kansas City. Many places have already started accepting applications for their adopt a family programs. Some of the Salvation Army locations in the Kansas City metropolitan area have already started accepting applications for Christmas help this year.
In order to apply for the Salvation Army Christmas help, you need to find the nearest Salvation Army community center to where you live and apply in person. Call your local Salvation Army for specific information of how to apply and what documents you need to bring with you. Families seeking Christmas help need to be eligible to apply, so be sure to inquire on the phone what you need to bring to prove your eligibility. Some of the items that you may need are:
- a photo ID,
- proof of income and
- proof of residency, such as a current utility bill.
They will work with you so if you have any problems providing any proofs or documents, be sure to discuss with them over the phone.
Families and seniors, aged 65 and older, qualified for Christmas help may receive food for holiday meals and toys for children in the family.
Below is some Salvation Army locations, dates and times where you can apply for Christmas help in the Kansas City area.
6111 East 129th St., Grandview, MO 64030:
Dates: Tuesdays and Fridays from October 15 to December 24 (except November 28)
Times: Tuesdays – 2 pm-4 pm, Fridays – 1 pm-4 pm
If you trying to get Christmas help in Grandview, Missouri, they are excepting applications right now!
420 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 66061:
Dates: October 21-25
Times: 9:30 am-11:30 and 2 pm-4 pm
The Olathe location has stopped accepting application for Christmas help this year. Call their office if you need further details of where to get help for Christmas this year.
KANSAS CITY , KS:
6723 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66102
Dates: October 14-18, October 21-25
Times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 8:30 am-4 pm
Wednesday – 12:30 pm-8 pm
If you are seeking Christmas help in Kansas City, Kansas, and you haven't applied, then there are other options and other places you can apply.
14700 East Truman Rd., Independence, MO 64050:
Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from November 4-22
Times: 9 am-11:30 am and 1 pm-3 pm
The Independence location has just started accepting applications for Christmas help this year. Hurry and apply now.
KANSAS CITY, MO:
5306 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64118:
Dates: November 18-December 6th
Times: 1 pm-3 pm
3013 East 9th St., Kansas City, MO 64124:
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
500 West 39th St., Kansas City, MO, 64111:
Dates: November 4-6, November 11, November 13
Times: 8 am -12 noon
6618 East Truman Rd., Kansas City, MO (BV)
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
There are many locations you can apply for Christmas help in Kansas City Missouri. Make sure you know where to go, when to go and what to bring. Most of the time you will have to wait in line a long time so it's best if you bring everything you need so you don't have to come back again.