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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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woman in a shoe   in reply to koofe
I am sorry but strom747 not been on here in years now. All we can do is give u information where u mite get help. Look though today messages u will see a public post i.put up for Christmas help
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koofe
I have three beautiful children 17girl, 5 girl, and a 8boy. I would really appreciate some help for Christmas was hurt at work n have no income right now. I would be happy with anything please let me know.
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woman in a shoe   in reply to lisamillman
Hi storm 747 not been on here in years. All we can do is give u information where u mite get help look through today messages u will see a public post i put up for Christmas help
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lisamillman
I am need of some help for Christmas I have 2 kids a 8 year old girl and a 7 year old boy
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HeWillProvide
Hi I just want to come on here and pray that The Lord Supply All Of Your Needs. In Jesus Name Amen
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Happymom5
I am trying to find some type of Christmas assistance for my daughter who her a 5 year old little boy. She is a little down on her luck right now and she just needs a little help so he can have a Christmas. Any help would be so appreciated. I do not even know where to look, so if anyone can just give me some places to look. Thank you. We are in TX
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girl45   in reply to spickit
go to salvatio army they are assisanting families for christmas. the deadline is not over until next year
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spickit   in reply to 4 Luv My Kids 6
Hello i am looking for help with christmas for my twelve year old me and my husband are disable and we just moved and we used all our money to move and still owe next month for bills and i had missed on christmas programs i lived in ok does anyone know of any places
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BTasty
Thank you I have 2 girl one 4 and the other one 17.
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Muffy76   in reply to 4 Luv My Kids 6
I sure will and no she is a girl
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4 Luv My Kids 6   in reply to Muffy76
Really?? Ugh! Keep looking... Let me know what you find. Is the 9 year old a boy?
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Muffy76   in reply to 4 Luv My Kids 6
Thank You so much for the information I have been on several sites but it seems like I'm to late for the majority of them. But I am still searching
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4 Luv My Kids 6   in reply to Muffy76
Yes. Type into google "chrismas help" its crazy how many organizations there are you can apply to for help online. You can also apply through your county, local churches, etc. Your kids should never be without a Christmas!! There is help everywhere. I takes a little bit of work but is well worth it!
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Muffy76
Hello I am a disabled single mother of three 19 14 9 I am looking for Christmas help my husband who was a veteran passed away December 8 2013 needless to say they did not have Christmas last year due to me trying to pay for funeral expenses. This year I'm struggling to pay mortgage and car payments with what I receive from Social Security Disability and I wanted to know if there are any organizations that can help me. I wanted them to have something for Christmas this year any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank You
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littlelacie   in reply to LisaRamirez2012
come back to this site Thursday, there will be a list of help for Christmas posted.
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littlelacie   in reply to the boyz
Storm has not been on here for years. come back to this site Thursday, there will be a list posted of Christmas help.
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littlelacie   in reply to women in a box
storm has not been on here for years. come back to this site tomorrow, there will be a list posted of Christmas help available.
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LisaRamirez2012
Hi I am a single mom of 3 boys. Their ages are 8, 7, and 9 months. I am unable to provide Christmas this year for them. Please I am asking for anyone's assistance. Thank u and god bless.
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the boyz
Hi, we are in a tough spit this year, my husband is working part I me, I stay home with the boy's they are 10, 8, and 7. Just need help this Christmas.
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women in a box
Hi i just moved here to albuquerque andi live on disability. And i was trying to seeif i can get help for the holidays for me and my six kids i have five girls there ages are 11,9,6,4,4 and one boy hes. And we would really appreciate if we could get help this thanksgiving. And Christmas. Please

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