Final registration announced for Salvation Army Christmas Assistance Program in Genesee County

Published: Nov. 8, 2020 at 9:02 AM EST

FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - The Salvation Army in Flint said there were just a few days left for Genesee County families to sign up to get help for the holidays.

The non-profit was taking applications for the Christmas Assistance Program through Thursday, November 12.

There were three sign-up events for families who could not afford gifts for children up to the age of 13.

The Salvation Army said a sign-up event would take place on Tuesday, November 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1475 W. Coldwater Road.

It said there would also be a two-day, Flint Citadel registration event on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 211 W. Kearsley Street.

The Salvation Army released the following list of documents needed to sign up:

• Michigan I.D.

• Social Security cards for ALL adults in the household. Case Summary from DHHS will also be accepted instead of the Social Security cards.

• Birth certificates and Social Security cards for ALL dependents in the home (must be able to provide proof of legal guardianship). Food Stamp Case Action Notice from DHHS will also be accepted instead of birth certificates and Social Security cards.

• Proof of income for the last 30 days. Acceptable documents include the following:

Pay stubs

Child Support Statement

Social Security/SSI/SSDI

Workman’s Comp.


Food Stamp Case Action Notice (not more than 6 months old)

• One piece of mail with current address.

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