The Salvation Army will distribute the gifts and food collected from generous Wiregrass residents on Dec. 19.
Those who will receive toys and or food should come to the agriculture building at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds on Highway 231 South this Friday.
Food only recipients should come between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Those receiving toys and food are scheduled each hour from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Each of these families should have received a letter by mail telling them of their appointment time. If you did not receive a letter, you can call the Salvation Army at 792-1911.
Salvation Army Christmas Distribution
Friday, Dec. 19
Nat'l Peanut Festival Fairgrounds Agriculture Building
Food only 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Toys & food 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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The Salvation Army Mission Statement
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
The History of the Salvation Army in the South
The Salvation Army in the United States is divided into four territories. The administrative center of the Southern Territory is in Atlanta, Georgia. The USA Southern Territory comprises 15 southern states and is divided into nine divisions.
Source: http://www.salvationarmysouth.org/about.htm (The Salvation Army Web site) contributed to this report.