It’s that time yet again, and we’re already gearing up for Holiday Hope here at WSAV.
Like previous years, WSAV has teamed up with Savannah’s Salvation Army and Bluffton Self-Help to collect toys for more than 5,000 children in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
Sign-ups are available at various times and locations in the area, leading up to the holidays.
Families can sign up at the Salvation Army BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Appointments can be scheduled October 16, 2017 through the October 20, 2017 and October 23, 2017 through the October 27, 2017. Please call United Way 2-1-1 at 211 or 912-651-7730 beginning September 18, 2017. The location is 3000 Bee Road, Savannah, Georgia 31404.
There are also chances for families to sign up in the Lowcountry, at Bluffton Self-Help on Sheridan Park Circle. Registration begins Monday, November 28, 2017 through Saturday, December 16, 2017 for Christmas; the times families can register are:
Tuesdays: 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
Wednesdays: 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
Thursdays: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Fridays: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Saturday, December 9 & 16, 2017: 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
For any questions, their telephone number is (843) 757-8000.
TO SIGN UP, PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
• Valid Photo ID (Must bring ONE of the following in applicant’s name: State Identification, Passport, VISA)
• Proof of Residency (Must bring ONE of the following in applicant’s name: Current Lease, Utility Bill from August or September 2016, Official mail received in August or September 2016)
• Birth certificates or official shot records for all children being registered (Consulate cards, i.e. matriculate may be used.)
• Proof of Custody (Official custody papers if applicant is not the biological parent)
• Proof of Need (Must bring ONE of the following in applicant’s name: Section 8 or HUD Lease Documents, current Medicaid Eligibility letter, Current Benefits Letter SNAP/TANF showing benefit amounts).
• Proof of Income (Must fit within 125% of 2016 HHS Poverty Guidelines and bring ONE of the following: recent pay stub, social security/disability letter, child support payments, or current benefits letter from Department of Family and Children Services that shows benefit amounts)