There are many agencies that provide assistance to people in need during the holidays. These agencies are supported by donations from people and businesses in the community. The main beneficiaries of low income assistance in Salt Lake City are families with children and senior citizens. Thousands of people are helped each year during Christmas and other holidays such as Thanksgiving.
The programs will start enrolling people during the fall, and they help people on a first-come, first-served basis if they qualify. A lot of aid is given out during Christmas, with a focus on giving a meal to a family or a small present to a child. Some charities want people to feel the happiness that comes with the holiday season.
Christmas programs rely on donations of clothes, gifts, and toys from volunteers, especially services like Angel Tree. The people who are less fortunate are given gifts that are already packaged in boxes or given a hot meal for the holiday. Please return the favor if you can.
The Crossroads Urban Center is located at 347 South 400 East in Salt Lake City, Utah. They can be contacted by phone at (801) 364-7765. They offer assistance with basic needs, as well as holiday programs. This could be a warm Thanksgiving dinner or an Easter basket filled with food, or a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. There may be different types of meat, such as turkey, ham, etc., and toppings passed out.
The Salvation Army then distributes them to low-income families with children The Salvation Army teaming up with KUTV 2 News and other partners are located at 438 S 900 W in Salt Lake City, UT. Their programs such as Angel Tree help to collect toys, gifts, games, and winter coats from the public and businesses to then be distributed to low-income families with children in need. The items are given to children and infants for free. This could mean that they provide a Thanksgiving or Christmas meal, or that they help with costs related to the holidays. There may also be multiple Salvation Army locations in the county. The Salvation Army in Salt Lake City is offering holiday programs to help those in need. The programs include a Christmas toy drive, a Thanksgiving food drive, and a holiday food box program. For more information, please visit their website or call their office.
They are a nonprofit and are always in need of donations to help with their programs. The homeless may get a meal from a soup kitchen or food bank, they may receive a Christmas meal or basket from a charity, and they may get other help, such as clothing, from a homeless shelter or other organization that helps the impoverished.
If you are in the shelter, the Rescue Mission of Salt Lake can help you out during the holidays. Support in the form of free meals, clothing, small gifts for children, and other items is offered. They will serve a Christmas meal to homeless and working poor people in the city.
This agency provides referrals to holiday programs and clothing closets operated by charities in Salt Lake County and the metro area.
The Toys for Tots program is a joint effort between the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and local communities to provide toys for children in need. The program collects new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year and distributes them as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community. They will be giving away a free, shiny new toy at Christmas. This service is used by many single parents. This means that not only will the children receive presents, but they will also be given a message of hope that will motivate them. This is the URL for the Toys for Tots application in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Catholic Community Services is a place where you can get financial aid and social services. The location is 437 West 200 South in Salt Lake City, UT. The phone number to call for more information is (801) 363-7710. This means that you can get free Christmas meals, back to school supplies, clothes, shoes, and more. Most of the help during Christmas is in the form of clothing and small toys. This assistance is for very low income families, the homeless, and single moms.
The Good Samaritan Program provides free games, clothing, toys, and similar items to people in need during the Christmas and holiday season. To learn more, call (801) 328-5633. The non-profit will provide help to people of all ages, religions, and backgrounds, as well as information on home delivery to the elderly. Volunteers will bring Christmas meals to people’s homes.