Victorville, CA (PRWEB) November 24, 2004
As always, people in need can turn to the Salvation Army to help feed their families this Christmas and let the children have a little fun, said Captains Joe and Cathy Whipple of the Victor Valley Salvation Army office. They added, Last year we gave away 644 food baskets and 1,200 toys to needy families in our area, this year we hope to help more people.
From now until December third the Salvation Army is accepting applications for Christmas assistance on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at 14585 Lapaz Drive in Victorville. To qualify applicants must bring a picture ID for yourself and an ID for every member of their household, proof of all household income and a current rent receipt or utility bill.
The people of the high desert donate all of the food and toys the Salvation Army gives away. Last year people were so wonderful donating so much. This year we ask those who can to donate canned goods or boxes of food, toys or money to help more of Victor Valleys needy families, said Captain Cathy Whipple.
To make a donation call (760) 245-2545 or drop by The Salvation Army at 14585 Lapaz Drive in Victorville. It means so much to needy families, said Captain Cathy Whipple.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army for Victor Valley is located at 14585 Lapaz Drive in Victorville, California 92395. The phone number is (760) 245-2545; the Fax number is (760) 245-1130. We serve the communities of Victorville, Hesperia, Barstow, Lucerne Valley, Apple Valley Ridgecrest, Phelan, Helendale, Adelanto, Pinion Hills, Ore Grande, George Air Force Base and Wrightwood. All assistance services are funded by the donations of the Victor Valley residents.
Services include: girls and boys programs, womens programs, daily bread (except on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays), senior ceramics class and vacation summer camp.
Emergency services include: food, assistance with utility bills, lodging for homeless or evicted families; clothing and furniture for burnout victims, evicted and the homeless; prescriptions, assistance with rent/mortgage and transportation. When funds are available.
The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. One of the largest charitable and international service organizations in the world, The Salvation Army has been in existence since 1865, supporting those in need without discrimination. Donations can always be made online at http://www.salvationarmyusa.org, or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY.