SAN ANTONIO – Registration for the Salvation Army’s 2018 Angel Tree Program begins Monday.
The goal is to make sure that eligible families have a gift under the tree on Christmas morning.
More than 8,000 local children are expected to qualify for this year’s program.
Eligible families include children ages 1 month through 12 years.
Parents or guardians can register at the Salvation Army office located at 521 Elmira Street Monday, Oct. 8 thru Friday, Oct. 12 and Oct. 15 thru Oct.19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, except on the 16th and 18th in which registration will take place from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. for working parents and guardians.
No children are allowed at registration and long lines can be expected.
Parents or guardians must bring the following:
- Photo identification, a current driver’s license or state/country issued ID
- Birth certificates for ALL children in your home
- Proof of residency- Current ID or rental agreement or current household bill
- Proof of income – Government assistance (TANF, Medicaid, food stamps), or current paycheck stubs.
The Angel Tree program has been in existence since 1979, partnering with local malls to provide clothing and toys for children, seniors and families.