Salvation Army opens Christmas Cheer center in Wake County

Janis ColeDec 22, 2016

"We are down $10,000 from a year ago", Dean said Tuesday.

The Salvation Army has been teaming with St. Michael to distribute Thanksgiving baskets to needy families for years.

Thousands of toys lined the walls of the Salvation Army Rockford Tabernacle Community Center on Kilburn.

The funds raised during the campaign help the Salvation Army operate its food bank, which helps about 25 families a day. We are all about fun here at Aussie World and we are really pleased that this event has continued for a 14th consecutive year.

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"Each one gets a frozen turkey and a box of food", Gary Sturdivant said.

Kacey Johnson says she'll never know the name of the person who brightened Christmas for her two sons, but she feels like she knows something else about her personal Santa Claus. "It's a complete bed, with sheets and pillowcases and everything", she said.

But the real gift is knowing they have made someone's holiday merry and bright.

Organizers say the numbers are up from past years and they can't wait to pass all the toys out to the kids.

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Numerous wishes were granted with the help of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Company, which provided the Salvation Army of Hunt County will a supply of gift cards during the visit of the Holiday Express Train in Greenville on November 26. But because of these guys I will be able to cook and do other things with my family and have fun with them. Last week, the school held a fundraiser that raised $2,000 for kids in an African village.

Distribution starts Tuesday. Volunteers are setting up tables of toys. "We need the help of the giving community to help us out with that". Major Gilliam said donations are slightly down, but thanks to a grant from the Richard M. Shulze foundation, they will match donations up to $200,000 allowing them to get one step closer to reaching their goal.

The office is open from 9 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. today and Thursday, and from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. Friday.

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