Millions of American parents cannot afford to buy their kids Christmas presents.
The holidays bring added financial and emotional stress to families living in poverty.
To find information on holiday assistance in your area, use our location finder below to contact your local Salvation Army.
In some areas, you and group of friends or co-workers can adopt a family in need and help them have a better Christmas celebration. Check with your local Salvation Army to see if they offer this program.
The Angel Tree program provides toys to kids who otherwise might not find anything under the tree on Christmas morning.
The Salvation Army helps bring people together for the holidays by providing everything needed for a traditional Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner at home and hot meals at our centers where hundreds gather.
Giving everyone, young and old, a place to celebrate with others is a simple thing that goes a long way toward helping people during the holidays.
Many Salvation Army locations conduct community coat drives in the fall to provide coats to those in need all winter long.
For the most up-to-date information on seasonal assistance in your area, please contact your local Salvation Army using the location finder below.