Holiday Assistance

The Salvation Army collaborates with other agencies during the holiday season to provide the most assistance to the community.
Holiday assistance programs include:

Share the Warmth Coat Drive

The Salvation Army provides winter coats to individuals and families in need during the fall/winter season through its annual coat drive.

Thanksgiving Baskets

Food baskets are distributed to approximately 600 families for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Christmas Toy Shop

The toy shop helps families who need help with Christmas gifts.  Families who qualify are allowed to hand-pick gifts for children 16 and younger, as provided through the Angel Tree Toy Drive.

Senior Food Vouchers

Christmas Food Vouchers are available for seniors age 55 and older.  Vouchers are mailed to seniors.

Christmas Food Baskets

The Salvation Army partners with the Greater Kalamazoo Holiday Food Drive to distribute Christmas Food Baskets to qualifying families.

For more information about The Salvation Army’s Social Services or to schedule an appointment with a caseworker,

contact us at 269-344-6119.

Recent Stats

  • 4,007 - Kids served through Toy Shop
  • 2,360- People served with food
  • 825 - Christmas Baskets
  • 773- Households receiving Utility Assistance
  • 600 - Thanksgiving Baskets
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