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Make sure no child goes without a present under their tree this Christmas

Carabin Shaw created a virtual Angel Tree to help 8,000 kids this Christmas

SAN ANTONIOCan you believe Christmas is almost here, and it snowed in Texas this year??

Before you start stressing out about Christmas shopping... just remember that this season is also about giving back, and making a difference to those in need.

Together we can make this Christmas special for kids in need in the San Antonio area.

Brighten up a child's Christmas, thanks to the Salvation Army "Angel Tree"

 

For more than 18 years, the Angel Tree Program has been providing gifts to children all over the world.

Each year thousands of children are placed on the list to receive a Christmas gift.

To make life easier... Carabin Shaw Law Firm has partnered with The Salvation Army to create a virtual "Angel Tree" website to help people give gifts without having to go shopping themselves.

We came up with the idea of AngelTreeSanAntonio.org, and essentially you click on an angel on the virtual tree. Instead of going shopping to a mall you can instantly give, and Salvation Army will do everything for you, and deliver the gift. 

 

- Anna Shaw, Attorney at Law

The Salvation Army needs as much help as possible-- they have 8,000 kids that need assistance this year.

How you can donate using the virtual "Angel Tree"

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Step 1:  Go online to angeltreesanantonio.org

Step 2: Click on a virtual ornament

Step 3Choose your option:

            1) Instant Give- pay online for instant delivery

            2) Print, shop & drop off gift for your angel

Not sure what gifts to give?

The ages range from newborn to 18 years that are in need of assistance this Christmas.

The Salvation Army asks that gifts donated are new, unwrapped, and unopened. 

List of gifts that are accepted for Angel Tree: 

  • Gift cards 
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Clothing items (Accepted with tag on & receipt attached) 

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Helpful tips about the "Angel Tree" 

 

  • Please do not drop off food items.
  • Donations of tape, bows, gifts wrap and gift bags are accepted.
  • If you take a tag and cannot purchase a gift please return it to the location that you received it from.
  • Gifts can be dropped off at any time, if anyone wants to give a gift, but does not have the time to claim a tag, they can drop it off at the Salvation Army or tree of their choice. (A child that is in need of a gift will receive the gift)

For more information about the Salvation Army Angel Tree, you can visit AngelTreeSanAntonio.org.

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Information courtesy: CarabinShaw & The Salvation Army


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