Salvation Army - Reading
Salvation Army Reading - Christmas Assistance Program
Provides Holiday assistance through:
- Angel Tree: Provides Winter clothing and gifts for children ages birth to 12 years. Gifts are purchased by individuals in the community. Families sign-up throughout October during a face-to-face interview.
- Angel Tree Senior and Veterans: Provides seniors and veterans with small needs that they may have.
- Adopt-a-Family: Families are identified and sent to local agencies and groups wishing to meet the needs of the family beyond toys for the children for Christmas.
301 South Fifth Street
Reading, PA 19602
Eligibility: Contact receptionist for information regarding specific eligibility requirements. Christmas Assistance is a need-based program. Eligibility is not based on income alone.
Hours: 2021 Application Dates:
October 12th, 9:30am to 12:30pm
October 13th, 9:30am to 12:30pm
October 14th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
October 15th, 9:30am to 12:30pm
October 16th, 9:00am to 10:30am
October 18th, 9:30am to 12:30pm
October 19th, 9:30am to 12:30pm
October 20th, 9:30am to 12:30pm
October 21st, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
October 22nd, 9:30am to 12:30pm
October 23rd, 9:00am to 10:30am

Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 373-5208 Main
  • (610) 373-5208 Main
  • (610) 373-6803 Fax
Intake Requirements: Applicant's must bring:
- Photo Identification
- Social Security Card for all household members
- Proof of ALL income for the past 30 days
- Birth Certificates for children 12 years and younger
- One utility bill (current Met-Ed, UGI, telephone, cable) or Lease Agreement/Rent Receipt
**Applications cannot be taken without all information
Intake Procedure: Walk-in, individuals complete an application in October for all Holiday Assistance Programs
Fee Amounts: None
Geographical Area: Berks, Reading zip codes: 19601, 19602, 19603, 19604, 19605, 19606, 19607, 19609, 19610, 19611
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: 610-373-5208
  • Christmas Baskets
  • Holiday Adoption Programs
  • Holiday Gifts/Toys
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Salvation Army - Reading
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