Lowcountry families, especially MUSC employees, can find help during the holiday season through the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program.
For the eighth year, MUSC has committed to supporting the MUSC Angel Tree Program to help needy Tri-county families during the holidays.
Throughout October, the Salvation Army in Charleston County is seeking families and individuals needing assistance throughout the holidays. They sign up and register at the Salvation Army offices from Oct. 17 to Oct. 29.
Eligible applicants can apply in person at the Salvation Army's West Ashley office, 2135 Ashley River Road. Applicants must bring the following documents to apply: official photo ID, social security cards for everyone in household, birth certificate or proof of guardianship for children, proof of income or October Food Stamp Letter, documents of major expenses or documented emergency and a clothing and shoe size list for children in the household.
Applications are accepted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Call the Salvation Army at 763-9881.