The Salvation Army of Greenville distributed Christmas toys to families of children in need at the Greenville Convention Center on Wednesday, December 19.
Distribution is the final step of The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program, which allows eligible families to qualify for Christmas assistance. This Christmas, The Salvation Army of Greenville served over 1,700 children, thanks to the individuals, families and organizations who adopted and fulfilled Angel Tree tags. Nationally, The Salvation Army served over 1 million children through Angel Tree.
The Salvation Army distributed these donated toys with the help of volunteers from Michelin and Star Asset Security. The Angel Tree families pulled their vehicles up to the warehouse, where the volunteers filled the vehicles with the correct toys.
“Angel Tree distribution day is so much greater than just The Salvation Army; Christmas brings our entire community together,” says Major Pete Costas, area commander of The Salvation Army of Greenville. “Every donated toy brings unimaginable joy to children and their families. The Salvation Army of Greenville is thankful to be part of a community that is so generous.”