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Providing physical needs such as grocery, utility and gift assistance, to emotional experiences including holiday events and traditions.

The Salvation Army's mission shines brightest at Christmas.

The Salvation Army celebrates the birth of Christ by spreading His hope, love and joy to less fortunate members of our community. In fact, our gift-giving programs and fundraising initiatives are a direct answer to God's calling to care for the poor, hungry, sick, and displaced. From physical needs such as grocery, utility and gift assistance, to emotional experiences including holiday events and traditions, to spiritual guidance that provides healing and hope, we work to assist the whole person through gifts that serve the body, mind and soul.

2020 Angel Tree Program

Through programs like Angel Tree, Adopt-a-Family, family gift baskets, and others, The Salvation Army works to make sure that children in every family circumstance have a reason for joy on Christmas morning and hope through each new year.

Our 2020 Angel Tree Toy Drive has kicked off! Businesses and organizations are invited to sign up to host an Angel Tree site and collect toys to help us brighten the holidays for families in need.


2020 Christmas Assistance Program

All Applications for Christmas assistance will be completed online Nov 1st - Nov 30th.


We serve the cities (zip codes) of:
Allegan (49010) ** Bradley (49311) ** Burnips (49314) ** Dorr (49323) ** Douglas (49406) Fennville (49408) ** Glenn (49416) ** Hamilton (49419) ** Holland (49423/49424) ** Hopkins (49328) ** Hudsonville (49426) ** Jamestown (49427) ** Jenison (49428/49429) ** Macatawa (49434) ** Moline (49335) ** Pullman (49450) ** Saugatuck (49453) ** Shelbyville (49344) ** Wayland (49348) ** West Olive (49460) ** Zeeland (49464)


  • Applications will only be accepted later than November 30th if it is an approved “emergency” situation and proof of the “emergency” is provided.
  • Only children up through 17 years old will be eligible for gifts. All persons 18 years old or older are considered adults.

After online registration is completed you will receive an email requesting documentation:

  1. ID for person applying. 
  2. Birth certificates or immunization records from a doctor’s office showing D.O.B. for children receiving gifts.
  3. Proof of address

Once these items are received we will schedule an appointment for contactless pick up. 

Thank you!

Melanie Weaver

Social Services Director, The Salvation Army 




Eligibility Guidelines

  • ID for adult applying
  • Birth certificates or immunization record from Doctor's office showing DOB for children receiving gifts
  • Proof of address

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