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Seasonal Activities

The Salvation Army helps
during the Christmas Season through:

Coats For Kids

Coats for Kids is planned for October 20th at the Indiana State Fairgrounds from 8:00am-2:00pm in the Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion. Children from across Central Indiana can come on this date to pick out a warm winter coat, hat, and gloves. We need your help to make sure that the thousands of children who show up will leave with warm winter coats. To donate, text "GiveaCoat" to 41444. Click here for more information.

Angel Tree

Angel Tree is a unique holiday assistance program that connects a generous individual or group with a deserving child (or "Angel") in need. Sign up for assistance from October 22nd-November 2nd, and you Angels' gift will be ready to pick up on distribution day in mid-December. Angel adoption takes place after Thanksgiving for several weeks at Castleton Square Mall, Greenwood Park Mall, and the Indiana History Center in downtown Indy. To donate, click here. For more information on angel tree click here.

Red Kettles

The 2018 Red Kettle Kick Off is scheduled for November 8th! This date will mark the official start of the Christmas Season for The Salvation Army of Central Indiana. Please stay tuned for more information on how you can help us #FightForGood this Christmas. In the meantime, please check out all of our volunteer opportunities here.


This year will be the 24th Annual WIBC Radiothon for The Salvation Army Bed and Bread Club. This live, 36-hour broadcast includes a wide variety of hosts, guests, entertainment acts, and moving testimonials that help tell the story of how The Salvation Army is helping those in need in Central Indiana. Stay tuned for more details.

Christmas activities around the state.

Our Worship and Service Centers around the state have wonderful programs designed to help people in their communities. Contact the Worship and Service Center in your community to see how you can participate. See our locations here.