Angel Tree Registration

Please note children are not allowed in the Christmas Center


The Salvation Army Angel Tree program is a need base program for children ages 0 to 12 years old in Mecklenburg and Union counties. With the help of numerous media partners and generous members of our community, The Salvation Army provides gifts to thousands of children each year.

REGISTRATION FOR 2018 OPENS MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2018 at 9:30am. Complete Schedule Here (Please note children are not allowed in the Christmas Center)

Required documents to apply: PDF Format

1. Valid Photo ID (Driver’s License, Passport, Matricular Consular ID Card)

2. Proof of Current Address (the document must have the name of the parent/guardian on it)

-Utility bill from August or September OR

-A copy of your current lease OR

-Your child’s school enrollment letter for the 2018-2019 year OR

-Your child’s Free/Reduced lunch letter for the current school year

3. Social Security cards for parent/guardian and children (to avoid duplication)

4. Proof of IncomeAll documents must be current: (WE WILL NOT be accepting medicaid this year as proof of income)

-Free/Reduced school lunch paperwork OR

-Food stamp award LETTER (cards will not be accepted) OR

-2017 Tax return

5. Birth Certificate for EACH child to verify ages

6. Official custody or guardianship papers if applicant is not the biological parent

7. Clothing and shoe sizes for each child

8. W-7 or social security card is required for the parent AND child

The Salvation Army Christmas Center is located at 801 E Arrowood Rd Charlotte, NC. Phone number: (980) 224-9905

Please note: When you register your child, you will be asked for 3 gift suggestions valuing $50 or less. The Salvation Army does not guarantee the quantity or quality of gifts you may receive; all gifts are given through the generosity of people in our community. You will also need to know your children's sizes in pants, coats, shirts, and shoes.


The Salvation Army also provides help for seniors who may be in need of hope this holiday season through the Angel Tree's sister program, Silver Bells.

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