Registration opening soon for Christmas Angel Tree

Published 5:35 am Wednesday, September 14, 2022

LAPLACE — The Salvation Army Greater New Orleans Command — serving the parishes of Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist and St. Tammany — will soon begin taking applications for families of young children and senior citizens who wish to have their name on a Christmas Tree ornament for the organization’s Angel Tree and Silver Bells Christmas adoption program.

The Angel Tree supplies the names and a wish list of those who applied for assistance to community members who wish to adopt a child, an entire family, or a senior and provide Christmas cheer. The Angel Tree program is for children 12 years of age and younger, while Silver Bells helps seniors 55-year and older.

Those needing assistance must register and provide information to qualify. This year, registration can be done in person or online.

In-person Registration dates are October 3-7 or October 10-14 at 4500 S. Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans. Registration hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Online registration is from October 1 – 31 and can be found on The Salvation Army website: www.salvationarmynola.org

Information required to register a child 12 years of age or younger:  

  • Parent or legal guardians photo ID
  • Proof of current address (utility bill, lease, etc.)
  • Proof of all household income (including food stamps)
  • Birth certificate or Medicaid card for 12 and under
  • Clothing/shoe sizes and toy suggestions

Information required to register a senior 55 years of age or older:

  • Proof of ID
  • Proof of current address (utility bill, lease, etc.)
  • Proof of all household income (including food stamps)
  • Birth certificate or Medicaid card for 12 and under
  • Clothing/shoe sizes and toy suggestions

For more information or questions, call 504-899-4569.