Jackson, Tennessee— Christmas Partners will soon be accepting applications for holiday assistance at
Salvation Army at 124 Allen Avenue in Jackson. The program, in its 16 th year, is a partnership of the
United Way of West Tennessee, the Knights of Columbus/St. Mary’s Church, the Salvation Army, Toys
for Tots, Area Relief Ministries, Regional Interfaith Association, the Brighter Christmas Fund and several
other nonprofits and faith/civic based organization and is designed to prevent duplication of services
during the holiday season. Applications will only be accepted in person from 9-11 am on the following
dates: October 11-13, 18-20 and 25-27.
Applications will not be accepted over the phone. Applicants must apply in person at Salvation Army
on one of the dates listed above.
To be considered for assistance, applicant must provide photo identification, a Social Security card for
each person in the household, a Department of Human Services letter (must show dollar amount of
benefits received), Section 8 certification letter and/or lease agreement, current rent/mortgage receipt
and utility bill, proof of income (this can include a check stub, child support, unemployment, VA, Social
Security, and/or SSI) and a birth certificate for each child eligible for assistance. Only children age 14
and under will be considered for assistance.
Applicants or organizations interested in joining this partnership to eliminate duplication of services
during the holiday season should contact Pat Ross at United Way of West Tennessee
–firstname.lastname@example.org or 731.422.1816.