How To Apply for Christmas Gift Assistance

Our Criteria for review of Assistance Applications for Christmas Gifts

APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE RECEIVED UNTIL 11/30/20 AND ONCE OUR MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED IS MET APPLICATIONS WILL BE CLOSED. FILLING OUT AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE ASSISTANCE AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE ASSISTANCE FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY THAT MAY OR MAY NOT FALL WITHIN SET CRITERIA. DUE TO COVID 19 AND ECONOMIC DOWNTOWN WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO GUARANTEE ASSISTANCE TO A SELCT FEW DUE TO LIMITED RESOURCES. DO NOT CONTACT THE OCTSF STAFF DURING THE REVIEW PROCESS ONCE APPLICATION CLOSE WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF APPROVED WITH THE NUMBER OF BACKPACK YOU WILL GET (IF APPROVED) AND WHERE YOU CAN COME PICK THEM UP. tHANK YOU

Our Criteria for review of Assistance Applications for Christmas Gifts

Due to Covid 19 and limited resources available our criteria has changed for this years Christmas assistance.
* Must Live within 40 miles of Downtown OKC
* Must not be receiving Christmas Gifts from another Agency
* Must be of income level below 20,000 annually that includes all assistance calculated
* Must be in school on gvt assistance, or at least working part time
* Must be able to attend Christmas Distribution Party (more info to come) Children must be present to receive gift
* Children Must be ages 5-12.
* Must be the legal guardian of the children receiving the gifts
* Must be a us or oklahoma resident or citizen
* Must be referred by a local charity ministry or gvt agency (facebook does not count as a referring agency)
* Mst be able to show a true need
* We are limited to 1 christmas backpack per child approved within the criteria determined. ****note only members of the approved family ages 5-12 will receive a christmas backpack
* All children must attend designated distribution time at set location to receive christmas backpack
* There are other Factors that maybe taken into consideration in the review process as deemed fit for the review process by the board of directors and approval of applications is also based on available resources
If you meet this criteria then  follow the application link to apply the deadline for applications is 11/30/20  once applications are reviewed please allow 7-10 business days for response.

We also reserve the right to check applicants based on a special check we do to see if applicants are receiving christmas assistance from multiple agencies to ensure the cut down on double dipping and to ensure the gifts get into the hands of a child truly in need. We appreciate your Patience while we begin the review process of a few hundred applications and while our system is Down.. Approved applicants will receive a letter of Approval and notification of toy distribution party. approved applicants must show a copy of a letter to be let into the event and receive their child’s gifts.. ages and amount of children will be verified as well the day of the event.. Thank you for choosing OCTSF to assist your children in receiving the joy of Christmas..

Link to online application closes November 30th
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