Adopt a Family Christmas Program
Each year, the Adopt a Family Christmas
program in the Kansas City Missouri area draws in many
supporters. There are many families in need of the Adopt a
Family Christmas Program in both Kansas and Missouri each year.
Families usually have to start applying for the Adopt a Family
Christmas Program in October, even before Halloween.
In years where the economy is trying for
everyone, the waiting list is long and only the families that
apply very early on can get accepted into the Adopt a Family
Christmas Program and get assistance.
Where to apply for the Adopt a Family
One of the most famous Adopt
a Family programs is run by the Salvation Army
all throughout the Kansas City Metro area.
Areas such as, but not limited to, Blue Valley
MO, Grandview MO, North Kansas City, Kansas
City KS, Olathe KS, and Independence MO have
the most needs.
How doe the Adopt a Family
Christmas Program work?
The Salvation Army will consider
applications of needy families and get wish lists from people
needing adoption. Each child will have the opportunity to list
three items that he or she most wants for Christmas.
Will the Adopt a Family For Christmas
Program help with Christmas dinner?
The Adopt a Family For Christmas Program
also help with Christmas dinner. If your family is adopted,
then you will get $10 per person in gift card for groceries.
For example, if you are a family of five (1 mom, 1 dad and 3
children) then you will get a gift card of value at least
How much help can I get from the Adopt a
Family Christmas Program?
Each child you listed on your application
form will receive at least 2 gifts each. This is the
recommended guideline for adopters usually. The total amount of
money spent on gifts for each child is about $15. Families
usualy ask for expensive items that they need such as a
comforter or a coat but they may not get them if those items
are too expensive for the adopters.