Angel Tree Program, along with The Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettle
Campaign, is one of The Salvation Army’s best-known Christmas efforts.
More than 100,000 children across Texas will experience the joy of
opening presents on Christmas morning thanks to generous donors and the
help of The Salvation Army.
Angel Tree program provides toys and clothing to children, seniors, and
families who might be struggling to afford Christmas gifts this year.
With all that 2020 has brought, more families than ever are in need of a
little extra support and assistance,” said Captain Jennifer Schmidt, Commanding Officer of The
Salvation Army. “Angels are available for adoption by community members
and businesses, who in a small way will deliver the magic and message
of Christmas to those in need.”
Salvation Army Angel Trees are located at Walmart, Beautique &
Books at Navarro College, Hometown Pharmacy, VF Outlet, Cook Education
Center, Corsicana City Hall, P&S Pharmacy, Frank Kent Chevy, Going
Postal, Pack N Mail Corsicana, CiCi’s Buffet Pizza and the Corsicana
YMCA. The trees are decorated with paper angels, each representing a who
– without this program – may not receive a gift at Christmas. “We are
grateful for the generous support of our community and local businesses
that work alongside The Salvation Army to provide a joyous Christmas to
those in need,” said Schmidt.
will be available for adoption throughout the months of November and
December at 15 locations. Last year, 700 angels were available for
adoption in Corsicana, and this year we expect to have 800 children are
enrolled in the program. Gift distribution will take place at the Angel
Tree Warehouse at the corner of 4th & Commerce St. on December 18, during their scheduled pick up times.
brand-new way to support The Salvation Army Angel Tree this year is
through Walmart Registry for Good,” said Schmidt. “Walmart has partnered
with The Salvation Army to make it possible for donors to purchase
needed items online that will be delivered directly to The Salvation
Army. You can search for The Salvation Army Corsicana at www.walmartangeltree.com and order items today that will benefit local families.”
Volunteers are needed throughout November and December to help work to sort and distribute items received.
For more information about adopting an Angel, or current volunteer opportunities please call The Salvation Army at 903-874-7131 or visit us at 212 E. 1st Ave. Check out other ways you can give or get involved at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Corsicana.