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Angel Tree and Salvation Army Donations

Posted by Lauren Jones, November 14th, 2016

Angel Tree Image

Once again, the NTC is honored to help support those in need this holiday season. Whether you choose to adopt an Angel, donate canned goods to the Salvation Army, or participate in both initiatives, any contribution is most appreciated! 

Donations are accepted through Thursday, December 8, 2016. Please see below for common FAQs regarding the Angel Tree. 

Who sponsors Angel Tree and what is it?
The Salvation Army sponsors Angel Tree to provide holiday gifts for children age 12 and younger and seniors 65 and older.

Where do the Angels come from?
The program is open to disadvantaged parents and seniors who have signed an “Adopt an Angel” release during our Registration.

Can anyone adopt an Angel?
Yes, you may adopt as many Angels as you like – one child, senior, or a family. This is an excellent holiday group project. If you are adopting as a group, please consider adopting several Angels.

How do I adopt an Angel?
From Friday, November 11th through Thursday, December 8th, go to one of the official Angel Tree sites to select an Angel from the tree.

After adopting an Angel, what do I do?
Your Angel tag will provide you with the Angel’s first name, age, gender, sizes. Please purchase new gifts for your Angel and return them to the tree where you selected your Angel. For security reasons, please do not wrap gifts. Please do not include any food items such as candy, chocolate, etc…

How much should I spend?
There is no set amount to spend, but on average, each child should receive about 1-2 complete clothing outfits.

How are the gifts distributed?
The gifts are distributed during the Angel Tree Distribution (Parents are given a specific time to come and pick up the gifts for their children). To ensure all gifts go to the person for whom they we