School Calendar Events

Christmas Assistance
1. Christmas Cheer will be held the 1st week in December on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at the Burke County Fairgrounds. Parents will come to session based on initial of last name. They serve birth-high school aged students. Parents will need to bring id for each child (ex. birth certificate, social security card). Each child receives 1 new toy. 

2. Salvation Army (flyers in English and Spanish attached). Applications will be taken at the Salvation Army office (420 West Fleming Dr) every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday in October from 9-2. Families must provide picture ID's, birth certificates for all children, medicaid cards (if applicable), proof of all monthly income and proof of all monthly expenses. Families living on the eastern end of the county may apply at the Salvation Army Center in Catawba if it is closer (located on Lenior Rhyne Blvd). They serve children ages birth-12. Each child receives (at a minimum)...3 toys, shirt, pants, shoes, stocking, and a gift card.

3. Toys for Tots. Families may apply online at Toys for Tots or by calling the United Way office (433-0681). Applications will be taken from 10/15-12/2. They will serve children ages 3 years-5th grade. Each child will receive a bag of toys.