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 2016 OPENS MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016 at 9:30am. Please note children are not allowed in the Christmas Center. Complete Schedule Here
Required documents to apply: PDF Format
-Utility bill from August or September OR
-A copy of your lease OR
-Your child’s school enrollment letter for the 2016-2017 year OR
-Your child’s Free/Reduced lunch letter for the current year
3.Social Security cards for parents and children (to avoid duplication)
4.Proof of Income – All documents must be current
-CURRENT Medicaid card for each child OR
-Free/Reduced school lunch paperwork OR
-Food stamp award LETTER (cards will not be accepted) OR
-2015 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
The Salvation Army Christmas Center is located at 801 E. Arrowood Road, Charlotte, NC 28217
*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 Christmas assistance for seniors who may be in need of hope this holiday season through the Angel Tree's sister program, Silver Bells.