Stark County gift and food assistance applications being accepted

(Massillon, Ohio) – The Massillon Salvation Army will be accepting applications for gift and food assistance next month.

Signups for the annual Christmas assistance program will be held October 22nd and October 23rd. The program provides families from western Stark County with children up to age 12 with gifts and food during the holiday season.

Applications will be accepted in person from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. October 22nd and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and to 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on October 23rd at 315 Sixth Street Northeast, Massillon. Applicants are asked to bring a picture ID, proof of household income, proof of address and Social Security cards for each member of the household.

Assistance is available for families that reside in these ZIP codes: 44614, 44646, 44647, 44648, and 44666 (Stark County residents only).

Distribution is set for December 13th. For more information, call 330-833-6473.

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