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2,845 North Texas Families Wait for Angel Tree Adoption

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    There were still more than 3,500 families awaiting Angel Tree adoptions Wednesday evening, as the Salvation Army works to make Christmas special for North Texans in need. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017)

    The Salvation Army has extended the deadline to make sure North Texas children and seniors have gifts for Christmas.

    As of Friday, there were still 2,845 families hoping to be adopted as a part of the annual Angel Tree campaign.

    The mall campaign was scheduled to end Dec. 6, but the deadline was extended. Angels can still be adopted online at dfwangeltree.org. Gifts for online angels must be dropped off by Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Christmas Center -- 9216 Harry Hines Boulevard in Dallas.

    Almost 50,000 North Texas families signed up for the program this year.

    3,546 North Texas Families Wait for Angel Tree Adoption

    [DFW] 3,546 North Texas Families Wait for Angel Tree Adoption

    There are still 3,546 families hoping to be adopted as a part of the annual Angel Tree campaign.

    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017)

    “Medical issues or unemployment [or] anything out of the norm has put that family, that might be a part of the working poor, in a situation where they now have to decide if they are going to pay the rent or provide Christmas for their children,” Maj. Barbara Rich with the Salvation Army explained.

    There are still 1,360 people who adopted a family and have not returned their promised gifts. You can drop off Angel Tree gifts at the following Salvation Army centers in Dallas and Fort Worth:

    The Salvation Army Christmas Center
    9216 Harry Hines Blvd.
    Dallas 75235

    The Salvation Army Christmas Center
    229 E. Felix Street
    Fort Worth 76115

    The recipient families will receive anything from toys to needed items of clothing.

    For information on how you can adopt an angel online, CLICK HERE.

    5,000 North Texas Families Wait for Angel Tree Adoption

    [DFW] 5,000 North Texas Families Wait for Angel Tree Adoption

    There are still 5,000 families hoping to be adopted as a part of the annual Angel Tree campaign.

    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017)

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