By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
December 4, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Salvation Army of Tallahassee is asking for more people to support the Angel Tree program, which generates donations for elderly residents and families in need of Christmas assistance in Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla counties.
The Salvation Army says there are more than 1,500 children and senior citizens who have registered for the program this year, but over 500 children and 100 seniors that have not been "adopted" from the tree.
"There are only five days left to collect enough toys, clothes and shoes for 600 children and seniors," said Lieutenat Amber Meo, Corps Officer of The Salvation Army. "With the combination of the programs and the ever-growing need, there are no longer enough sponsors and donations to fill the need."
The Salvation Army needs any new, unwrapped toys, shoes or clothes that can be provided. To donate, simply drop off your donations at The Salvation Army office, located at 2410 Allen Road, by Saturday, December 9.
Hundreds of “angels” are also available to be adopted from the office. For any questions, please call 850-222-0304.