(WJBK) - The Salvation Army is getting ready to help metro Detroiters for the holiday.
They're accepting applications for Christmas assistance now through December 14.
Residents in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties can apply for the program. In addition to toys, Christmas assistance for families up to six will include a box of non-perishable food to prepare a holiday meal and a grocery store gift card to purchase fresh foods. Larger families will receive more. Families with children up to age 14 may also apply to receive toys from The Salvation Army Corps Community Centers' toy shops. Senior citizens will receive grocery store gift cards.
Those interested can apply at any metro Detroit Salvation Army Corps Community Center. You can find a list of centers and their phone numbers below:
- Dearborn Heights (313) 563-4457
- Connor Creek Community Center & Church (313) 822-2800
- Grandale (313) 835-3736
- Harbor Light (313) 361-6136
- Temple (313) 897-2914
- Downriver/ Wyandotte (734) 282-0930
- Farmington Hills (248) 477-1153
- Mt. Clemens (586) 469-6712
- Plymouth (734) 453-5464
- Pontiac (248) 334-2407
- Royal Oak (248) 585-5600
- Warren (586) 754-7400
- Wayne/Westland (734) 722-3660
For help finding the center nearest you, visit www.salmich.org or call (248) 443-5500.