Officials with the Salvation Army say they’re seeing a record number of families asking for help this holiday season.
Nearly 18,000 families have registered for Christmas assistance in the last month. That number has grown by 2,500 since last year, breaking the 2009 record.
Registered families will get free toys, money for food and other donated items at up to six Salvation Army locations as well as other partnered agencies.
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