Holiday Central now taking applications online

Applications for the annual Holiday Central distribution will be accepted through Nov. 1. Holiday Central can help with food and cleaning supplies, as well as, new clothing and gifts for children through age 18. Anyone living within the Mt. Vernon R-5 School District is eligible to apply if they will be in need of assistance this holiday season.
Links to the online application form can be found on the Mt. Vernon Area Chamber of Commerce website at www.mtvchamber. com and on the Holiday Central Facebook page (FB@HolidayCentralMV). Basic household information will be collected along with children’s ages and clothing sizes. Phone-in assistance with filling out the online application is available through Covenant Baptist at 417-466-2139 and LifeBridge Assembly at 417-466-7595.
 Free computer access is available at the Mt. Vernon Library. Applications will be reviewed and approved applicants will be notified by mail with distribution instructions. Distribution will be Saturday, Dec. 8, and approved applicants must be present.
Holiday Central is a combined effort of churches, businesses, charities, organizations and individuals in Mt. Vernon to provide assistance to families in need, specifically during the December holiday season. There will be toy bins at various businesses during November to collect new toys for children up to age 18. Angel Trees will also be displayed at participating businesses for children’s clothing needs. Monetary donations are always welcome and should be made payable to Holiday Central and mailed to: Holiday Central, c/o Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 373, Mount Vernon MO 65712.


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