Salvation Army in need of toys for Angel Tree project

Salvation Army in need of toys for Angel Tree project

If you were unable to stop by during our time ringing the bell but wish to donate to the Salvation Army text CTREP to 71777 and donate directly to the House and Senate Republicans' Red Kettle.

"We've never had this problem before", said Beverly Gilmore, coordinator for the Christmas Store. "We provide food baskets for them and collect new, packaged toys from individual donors or community groups".

Because of an urgent need for toys, the Salvation Army will have angels available for adoption from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. Friday at the Walmart on Highway 80 in Pearl.

"We see what the Salvation Army does for the community and we wanted to do our part to help", Downing said. The organization helps more than 4.5 million people during the holidays.

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"Once again the Fairfield community demonstrated the true spirit of the season by giving to those in need".

Last year, more than 600 families and 1,100 kids received Christmas gifts from The Salvation Army.

The Angel Tree program has a goal of providing gifts for 850 children this year, and the deadline to contribute is December 17, DeGregorio said. Barri and Eril Muhs, corps officers/pastors, Salvation Army, Steubenville. Homelessness is devastating; people die on the streets every year.

Bracy said that 15 members will be present at the event and will be returning to their regular Christmas schedule next year.

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