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Estrella Mt Corps Online Angel Tree
The Estrella Mt Christmas Angel program reaches thousands of children and families in the AZ west valley
The Christmas Angel program partners with the Toys & More Project to host a Christmas event for families.
Through great community partnerships the families receive gifts, holiday food boxes and festive activities.
The Christmas Angel Program has been a tradition in the community, and partners with the Toys & More Project.
TMP has provided gifts for over 2,000 children in Avondale, Cashion, Goodyear, Litchfield Park & Tolleson
The families receive gifts, a holiday/pantry food box and fun festive activities at the TMP event.
Toys & More requires thousands of volunteer hours to bring a joyous holiday season to our local community.
Learn how The Salvation Army Christmas Angel program works and how its donors help millions of families in need celebrate a joyous Christmas season.
This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of the Lord's people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.
2 Corinthians 9:12
Along with the familiar Red Kettles, the Angel Tree program is one of The Salvation Army's highest profile Christmas efforts. Angel Tree was created by The Salvation Army in 1979 by Majors Charles and Shirley White when they worked with a Lynchburg, Virginia shopping mall to provide clothing and toys for children at Christmas time.
The program got its name because the Whites identified the wishes of local children by writing their gift needs on Hallmark greeting cards that featured pictures of angels. They placed the cards on a Christmas tree at the mall to allow shoppers to select children to help. Thanks to the Whites, who were assigned by The Army to the Lynchburg area at the time, more than 700 children had a brighter Christmas that first year.
Three years later, when the Whites were transferred to Nashville, Tennessee, Angel Tree was launched in the Music City. WSM radio, which airs the Grand Ol' Opry, came on board that year as the first Angel Tree co-sponsor in the U.S.
Because of the on-air promotion on WSM in Nashville, as well as national publicity on CNN and the Larry King Show, news of Angel Tree spread across the country like wildfire.
The Estrella Mt Corp Christmas Angel program partners with local churches, businesses, and social services organizations. The community has fully supported the Christmas Angel program which partners with Toys & More Project event making it possible to help thousands of children and families during the holiday season.