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Help Rescue Christmas by purchasing a gift for a child through The Salvation Army's Angel Tree program.

Virtual Angel Tree Angel Tree Tags

the salvation army angel tree program in
greater chicagoland, northern illinois, and northwest indiana

october 1 - december 22

To receive Christmas assistance for your family,
please call 773-205-3690 or email your city, state, and zip code to us at USCMET.AngelTree@usc.salvationarmy.org.

The holidays should be a magical time, especially for children who often dream of the wonderful things they’ll find under their tree. Sadly, many children throughout the greater Chicagoland area won’t even have a Christmas tree, much less presents to open.
To ensure that all children have a gift to open for Christmas, The Salvation Army identifies families in need through our corps community centers and social service programs. Donors purchase requested gifts for these children and the Army provides each family a box full of special foods for the holiday season, ensuring that everyone has a Merry Christmas.

To receive Christmas assistance for your family, please call 773-205-3690 or email us at USCMET.AngelTree@usc.salvationarmy.org.

You can participate in The Salvation Army's Angel Tree in one of the following ways:

  1. The Virtual Angel Tree is an easy way to shop for Christmas while spreading joy and cheer to your neighbors in need. You can view and select Angel Tree tags online, shop from home, and even ship Christmas toys directly to The Salvation Army center close to you. Anyone can be part of the Virtual Angel Tree Program. Simply go to The Salvation Army closest to you, call 773-205-3502, or email us at uscmet.holidaydonate@usc.salvationarmy.org. Businesses, groups, or organizations are invited to be part of this program by hosting their own virtual Angel Tree page. Company sites are fully customizable and allow you to reach all of your employees, clients, family and friends, wherever they are located. 
  2. Printed Angel Tree Tags allow you to exhibit tags wherever you choose - as ornaments on a Christmas tree, on bulletin boards, or simply distributed to fellow employees, customers, or guests.
  3. What if I want to donate a gift without the hassle?
    Simply purchase a new toy, boots, gloves, outerwear—anything you would like to give to a child in need—and drop it off (unwrapped, please) at your nearest Salvation Army location.

Select an Angel from our Virtual Angel Tree Request Printed Angel Tree Tags

Call 773-205-3502 or email us at uscmet.holidaydonate@usc.salvationarmy.org to find out how your company can help make many children happy this holiday season.


NBC 5 Chicago 

For tax purposes: The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division EIN is 36-2167910.