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Smiles Make the Greatest Gifts

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 Christmastime.

Millions of American parents cannot afford to buy their kids Christmas presents.

How we help brighten the holidays

Toy Shop
Any child may be eligible to receive toys this Christmas season. Registration is limited and each family must apply in advance.

2018 Registration dates are:
November 12th from 3:00 p.m.-7 p.m.
November 16th from 9:00 a.m.-12 p.m.

Documents required are:

Holiday Food Baskets
Any family that is qualified for our Food Pantry is eligible to receive a holiday food basket at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Holiday Food Baskets are distributed throughout each holiday month excluding Christmas. If you are interested in receiving a Christmas food basket, tickets are available at the Bread of Life Assistance Center. 

Christmas Craft Fair
The public is invited to the Christmas Craft Fair and Red Kettle Kickoff. This event is free and open to the public. Funds raised from this event will benefit our center and the needs of our community.

Vendor Registration
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How you can help us Brighten the HOLIDAYS

Ring Bells

Most people are familiar with our red kettles and hear those bells ringing at locations throughout Calumet County. The funds raised during November and December stay in our community to assist with emergencies like the ones listed below:

If you are interested in ringing bells this year, you can sign up at

Other Ways We Meet Need