Salvation Army of Louisville announces Angel Tree application da - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Salvation Army of Louisville announces Angel Tree application dates

Posted: Updated:

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Salvation Army of Louisville is getting ready for the Christmas season, and it kicks off with Angel Tree registration in late October.

From October 21 through November 2, the public is invited to stop by the Salvation Army's M.A.L.E. campus at 911 South Brook Street to apply for assistance between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Applicants must have documented proof that they reside in Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham or Spencer County. Proper documentation includes a valid driver's license, a recent bill received through the U.S. Postal Service no later than July 2013 or a current lease agreement. Additionally, ALL applicants must bring the following:

  • A valid ID issued by either a government agency, school or employer.
  • A recent pay stub (not older than six months). If paid in cash, applicants must have proof on official letterhead and in English.
  • A 2012 income tax return or 2013 bank statement.
  • ALL forms of government assistance (this includes KCHIP, LIHEAP, SSI, TANF, Section 8, food stamps, etc.). These forms must document the amount of assistance and not be older than one year.
  • Proof of other income (i.e., if a family member is paying the bills, the Salvation Army must see a bank statement and receipt).

Unborn children are also eligible if their due date is on or before December 31, 2013. A statement from the mother's healthcare professional will be necessary to verify the due date. Children are eligible ONLY if they were born after January 1, 2000. A social security card is required for ALL members of the household.

Proof of ALL children's birthdates is required. Acceptable documentation include birth certificates, health insurance cards, computer-generated school documents and immunization certificates.

No children are allowed during the registration process, and please do not leave children unattended in vehicles.

Acceptance into the Angel Tree program is not guaranteed.

For questions or additional information, contact Angel Tree Coordinator Loren Hill at 502-671-4935.

Copyright 2013 WAVE 3 News. All rights reserved.