In order to get assistance through the KTTS Christmas Crusade or any other organization that helps deserving families during the holidays, please fill out the application in the county you live. Do it BEFORE the deadline or you may be out of luck.
That being said, here is the information that I have gathered for not only Greene, but other counties in our listening area as well:
2017 Phone numbers for Christmas assistance by county:
Greene County – Crosslines 417-865-5810 … Applications taken at the Crosslines Building, 615 N. Glenstone,
October 16- October 27 Monday Thru Friday. (Thanksgiving/Christmas)
November 27- Dec 2 : Monday-Friday, 9-1:30. (Christmas)
To qualify: Bring Social Security cards for everyone in the household and a piece of mail less than 30 days old. MUST be Greene County residents and have school-aged children or younger living in the household, or have all elderly only households (60 years+). If homebound, aide must apply.
Christian County – apply at Salvation Army call 417-862-5509 for appointment, deadline is 12/08/17
Dade County – Dade County OACAC Neighborhood Center, 2 N. Main, Greenfield. Call 417-637-2701, deadline is 12/11/17
Dallas County – apply at OACAC call 417-345-7964 for appointment, deadline 11/30/17
Hickory County – Apply for assistance at the Health Office in Hermitage and bring photo ID and proof of residence… 11/20 thru 12/08/17. Child Advocacy Council is contact for questions 417-282-1300.
Polk County – Share Your Christmas… must apply at Community Outreach Ministries in Bolivar, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 to 11:30 a.m..(417-326-2769) with required identification, proof of address and proof of income through 12/06/17
Stone & Taney Counties – Call Love INC 417- 336-7056 or 1-866-568-3462 or apply online at OMCLOVEINC.org … Now through 11/17/17
Wright County –Applications for the Mansfield Kid's Wishing Tree can be picked up at Mansfield Feed & Farm Supply through 11/30/17