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Christmas Help for Low Income Families

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Christmas Help for Low Income Families

This year (2009), charitbable agencies expect to have an increase in the number of families seeking assistance for the coming holidays over the amount they serviced in 2008. There are national and local agencies offering Christmas help for low income families, but it is important that you contact them as soon as you can if you are a low income family in need of Christmas help. If you are in need of free toys this Christmas for your children and need help in feeding your family a holiday meal, please contact your local branch of each of the following agencies. They may be able to give your family holiday assistance. It will help to have your children’s first names, ages, sizes, and wish list written down before you contact them.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army provides a large social services program to help needy people of all ages. Donations provide free Christmas toys, dinners, and clothing for families in need. For Thanksgiving and Christmas help, you need to contact your local Salvation Army for details on how to register for holiday food baskets and Christmas toys ASAP!  The time is now to make sure your family is on their reservation list.

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots is a U.S. Marine Corps charity that collects new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December annually for Christmas. These free Christmas toys are distributed to children of low income families around the United States. Marine Toys for Tots makes it simple for you to receive free toys for your children, or for someone else. Search for the donation site in your state , follow their directions, and contact your local Coordinator.

United Way

United Way is accepting applications for free holiday food and toy assistance. To apply, families may need to present a picture identification card, Social Security cards for all family members, current proof of household income, proof of address (utility bill), and birth certificates or proof of custody for children ages 12 and under. Find your local United Way. The United Way can also direct you to agencies that can help you pay utility bills. Be sure to register for the Angel Tree program for your children to receive new Christmas gifts from local families.

Local Houses of Worship

Many local churches also offer free Christmas toys, meals, and clothes to families low income families.  Be sure to reach out to churches in your community.

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tinamona
Please I need help with food and toys for my 8year old daughter if any by her anything for Christmas I had to use my $274 dollars that I get for rent can you please help me out I'm not asking for much just something for her thank you Tina Ruiz and Monique
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auntyluvz
hey there rough times for my family..need a little hand this christmas to bring the kiddos cheer
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bigmomma1983
Hi my name tanya in single mom need help Christmas for my kids.
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mz.nene
Hello I'am a single mother with three boys they are 18yrs old 17yrs old and a13yrs old I been having it hard with raising them by myself the all are graduation two from high school and the other one for grammar school in 2015 I lost my job a year ago been trying to find a new one but been hard I have no money to do anything for them for Christmas I been having to pay bills I'm asking if anybody can help us I will be blessed and they will to they good boys thank u
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An Awsome Single Dad.   in reply to sonshinesas
I dont mean to be mean but why cant you just support and not question..Do it from the heart with out any conditions and GOD will bless you, or dont do it at all....
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An Awsome Single Dad.   in reply to vicious3
God is going to bless you with the desires of your heart.....Merry Christmas
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An Awsome Single Dad.   in reply to sisi331
God is going to bless you with the desires of your heart.....Merry Christmas
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An Awsome Single Dad.
Good Morning...I am a single dad that is raising a 5 year old little Angel...My Daughter is the reason that I live...I have had a rough 5 years at raising her alone and paying about $500 a month in child support for a child that I 100% support..No help from the "mom" and having to do it all alone, I am not able to make sure that she has a "christmas morning" at her dads....Its hard to do this with other bills and child support. I just need a little help if you may have ANYTHING left...I am not picky and neither is my daughter. I have never been i any kind of trouble and my daughter is VERY well behaved....If you can look into your heart of hearts and grab at leaset a "MERRY CHRISTMAS" and hand it to my baby, that will make our day....Written as i cry....A loving FATHER to his daughter.....Mr Washington Jr
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vicious3
Hello my name is gatis and I just patrolled from prison from doing7 years and I'm blessed to be alive but my family is suffering from me not being able to get a job intime to give my family a Xmas so I've put it in God's hands and hope that my kids won't have to suffer.
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sisi331
Hi my name is sierra jones im a single mom i relocated from savannah georgia because of problems please can someone assist me im 20 yrs old my son is only 7 months but i want his first christmas to be remembered. Anything will help. Thank you
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woman in a shoe   in reply to YouandJay
U welcome
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YouandJay   in reply to woman in a shoe
Thanks
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woman in a shoe   in reply to YouandJay
I haven't seen that many on here helping this year but u can wait and see, but before u give your address to anybody on here that u get to know them we do get scammers on here sometimes also if someone wants to help u don't put your information on this side u would go to the one to one where no one can see.your information
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YouandJay   in reply to YouandJay
Typo for them this Christmas
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YouandJay   in reply to woman in a shoe
Thank you for your response ,I am in need to have at leas one gift for me this Christmas I do know about the age limit and that's why I was not able to receive help cause of it but I am asking if someone who is able to help so that they will have something for ChristmasI will appreciate to the fullest God bless everyone
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woman in a shoe   in reply to Hatetoask
Hi storm 747 not been on here in years all resources have stop taking applications for this year for all states they only help up to 12 year old so for that one.u can try this shop with a police officer so call your police station and see if they got to program some.fire halls help so call your fire department and.ser if they help
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woman in a shoe   in reply to YouandJay
Hi storm 747 not been on here in years but all resources have stop taking applications for this year for all state but they only help to 12 so.i don't know of any place that help 17 and 14 years olds
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YouandJay
I am a single mom of 2girls ages 17 and 14 .I have been real sick ,just had surgery 2week ago and will have another one after the Christmas holiday .I am not able to work so my girls will not have present on Christmas morning .Can some one help me to give my children Christmas .I will greatly appreciate anything you can give them .Thanks you
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Hatetoask
Could use any help have two daughters 15&12 on disability just can't make it
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grumpy_18974   in reply to GiftedOne
Shes 5 and hes three
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