275 angels ready to be adopted for Christmas

Published 2:32 am Saturday, November 24, 2018

Andalusia Community Christmas, Inc., is seeking people to help make area children’s Christmas merry and bright.

The organization, a non-profit annual program funded by the citizens and civic clubs of Andalusia, assists families in financial crisis who live in the Andalusia, Straughn, Red Level and Pleasant Home School districts by providing toys and clothing for children between the ages of two and ten years old.

These families have registered approximately 275 children ages 2 to 10, including their clothing sizes and a toy the child has requested. Each child has been given an ID number. Their information has been written on an angel card and the angels can be adopted at area businesses.

Angel adoption locations include Southern Independent Bank, Regions Bank, CCB Community Bank, Piggly Wiggly, JC Penney, and Wal-Mart.

The packages with angel card are to be dropped off on Friday, December 7, from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, December 8, from 8 a.m. – noon and Sunday, December 9 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Kiwanis Building on the South Bypass. Gifts should not be wrapped. The Andalusia Community Christmas Party is scheduled for Friday, December 21, at the Kiwanis Building, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Tax-deductible contributions can also be mailed to Andalusia Community Christmas, Inc., P.O. Box 1525, Andalusia, AL 36420. FEIN# 20-0211790