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Crosslines Accepting Applications For Holiday Season

Crosslines Accepting Applications For Holiday Season

By Joe Rios. CREATED Oct 19, 2013

A food pantry in Springfield will be accepting applications at their Holiday Center this Monday. 

A spokeswoman with Crosslines says the organization will help Greene County residents with holiday meals and gifts for families that meet the income criteria.

Applicants will also need to bring a piece of mail to verify they live in Greene County.  The location will be at the same place as as the Crosslines Food Pantry on North Glenstone.
 

Information from news release . . .

WHAT:  

Greene County residents can apply for the Crosslines Toystore and Holiday Food Baskets (Thanksgiving and Christmas) at the Crosslines Holiday Center beginning Monday, October 21st.  

Crosslines, an agency of the Council of Churches of the Ozarks, offers assistance to Greene County residents to provide holiday meals and toys/gifts for local families that meet income criteria.  This is the 20th year of the Crosslines Holiday Center.

Applicants must be prepared with the social security cards for every member of the household (no photocopies can be accepted).  Applicants need to bring a piece of mail verifying residency in Greene County. Applications for adult-only households are limited to elderly and homebound.  
All applications received will be cleared through the Community Clearinghouse to avoid service duplication. For more information or questions regarding the application process please contact the Crosslines Holiday Center at 417-865-5810.
 
TIMELINE:                    
Monday, October 21 through Friday, November 1
9:00am – 1:30pm
Evening Hours on Thursday, October 24 (3:00pm-7:00pm)
Open Saturday, October 26 from 9:00am-1:30pm
 
WHERE:                    Crosslines Holiday Center (Same location as the Crosslines Food Pantry)
615 N. Glenstone                                  Springfield, MO  65802