The Salvation Army of Wake County sets registration dates for Christmas Cheer Program

The Salvation Army of Wake County will continue to serve as a blessing to the community through its annual Christmas Cheer Program, which will begin registration for families in need starting Monday, Oct. 1 through Friday, October 5, from 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. at the former Sears building at Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St., Cary, NC 27511. Additional registration hours will take place on Tuesday, October 2 and Thursday, October 4 from 4 – 8 p.m.

In the past, as many as 8,600 children have been registered for the Christmas Cheer Program, which enables children to have brand new toys, stockings, and clothing on Christmas morning.

Volunteers are also needed each day starting on Monday, October 1st through Friday, October 5th to get all of the families registered. Volunteers will interview clients and put their personal data into computers. Bilingual skills, and computer skills are especially needed, but not required. The day is broken into two shifts: 8:30am-12:30 p.m. and 12:00-4:30 p.m. There is also and all day shift from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Those interested in joining The Salvation Army of Wake County as a volunteer, please contact volunteer coordinator, Jami Britt Noble, via email at


Monday - Friday, Oct. 1st – Oct. 5th 9:00am-11am and 1-3pm

Tuesday, Oct 2nd and Thursday, Oct 4th additional hours 4pm-8pm

Where: Cary Town Center (Former Sears)

1105 Walnut St. Cary NC

Please enter through the Sears outdoor entrance at the front of the building.

To Sign Up - You must bring:

1. Picture ID (for yourself. You must be the parent or have proof you are the legal guardian for the children)

2. Proof of Income for everyone in household

3. One ID for Each Child being registered that shows

their date of birth. (Current Medicaid Card, Birth Certificate, Shot

Record or School Record) This can also be proof that you are

the parent or legal guardian, if your name is on it.

4. Proof of current Wake County address, if different from your picture ID address.

5. You will need to know clothing and shoe sizes for each child.

Please Do Not Bring Your Children to the Registration. You may only sign up for The Salvation Army Angel Tree/Toy Shop program if you have not registered for Christmas assistance from another agency.

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