Community Christmas group accepting applications


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Champaign County residents who believe they financially qualify for Champaign County Community Christmas must complete applications at the county Community Center, 1512 S. U.S. Route 68, Urbana, during the following times:

Monday, Oct. 26 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 27 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 28 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Family Applicants: Must have custodial rights of children on application. All children up to 17 years old and only 18-year-olds who are still in high school will be eligible for Wal-mart gift cards. Bring all household pay stubs for the most recent four weeks and all income records for everyone in the household (including child support information), original Social Security cards for everyone in the household and photo ID for the Head of Household.

Senior Applicants: Must be 60 or older on date of applying. Seniors with custody of children will complete a Family application and must meet its eligibility requirements. Bring photo ID, original Social Security card and proof of income (including Social Security, retirement, pension, etc.).

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Submitted by Champaign County Community Christmas planners.

Submitted by Champaign County Community Christmas planners.