Experience Holiday Joy

The Salvation Army of Wake County serves our community all year long. However, during the Christmas
season it is our goal to make sure the joy of this blessed Holiday reaches every family. We provide
Thanksgiving meal baskets for a home-cooked feast, and fill stockings and packages to brighten the
children’s Christmas morning.

There will be NO in-person registration this year due to COVID-19.

The Registration link will be active beginning Monday, October 4 at 8:00 a,m, and run until Sunday, October 10 at 8:00 p.m. Click here for more information.

These special food baskets are distributed prior to Thanksgiving through our food pantry program, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm.

Requirements: Social Security Card/Tax ID card for household members, a NC Identification Card or valid photo ID from another state/country, and a recent rent receipt or proof of Wake County residence. Individuals or families must have a permanent residence and not be living in a shelter facility to receive the food bags.


This wonderful program provides clothing and toys for children (birth through 12 years of age). The gifts are distributed prior to December 25th, so your children can experience a joy-filled Christmas morning!


During the Christmas season, The Salvation Army brings the love of Jesus to nursing home residents and prison inmates, delivering gift packages – and Christmas joy.