- Rowan County residents apply for assistance during October and November.
- Applications are reviewed by the Board of Directors.
- Applicants must meet criteria set by the Rowan County Christmas Board of Directors
- Approved applicants are notified when and where to receive assistance
- All approved families, individuals and seniors receive a food voucher when enough funds are available
- Parents with children (infant to age 18) select a gift ($40.00 value)
- Senior citizens select a gift (up to $40.00)
- Batteries are provided for electronic toys
- If requested, volunteers wrap the Christmas gifts
- Each child receives a new book through "A Storybook Christmas"
- Each family is eligible for a door prize