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The Salvation Army will begin taking applications for Christmas assistance at the Salvation Army building located at 117 Sixth Ave., in the white building on the corner of B Street and Sixth Avenue.
The dates for applications are Monday through Friday, Oct. 13-17, Monday through Friday, Oct. 20-24, and Monday through Friday, Oct. 27-31. The times each day are from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-2 p.m.
Children must be 12 years old or younger. Each applicant must bring the following required information when applying.
• Photo I.D. for the head of the household
• Social Security card for yourself and children.
• Birth certificate for all children.
• Proof that the child or children has the same address as the head of the household such as, Medicaid form, report cards, shot records, or lease agreement.
• Proof of household income and expenses.
For more information call The Salvation Army at (601) 483-6156.
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