Salvation Army Food Drive Starts

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

The Salvation Army of Winnebago County will hold its Christmas Registration December 2-6, 2013 at The Salvation Army Christmas Center, 1515 E Riverside Blvd., Loves Park, IL. Hours will be 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Additional evening hours are on Thursday, December 5th from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Anyone wishing to register for assistance will need to bring the following at the time of registration:

1. Photo ID for head of household

2. Proof of address for every member of the household, including children
(current medical card OR lease OR recent mail OR school records)

3. Proof of birth date for every child in the household (age 15 & younger)
(current medical card OR birth certificate OR school records)

For additional information, please contact Candice Berg, Social Services Director @ 815.972.1135.

WINNEBAGO (WIFR) -- It’s that time of the year again, when the Salvation Army starts thinking about the holidays.

The organization kicked off its 45th Annual Food Drive this morning at Lewis Lemon Elementary School in Rockford. Over the next couple of weeks, the Salvation Army hopes to collect enough non-perishable food items to help feed nearly 3,000 families in the Rockford Area.
Collection barrels will be set up at local schools, churches,a nd businesses.

If you need help this holiday season, you can register for the program starting December 2nd.

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