Families interested in receiving Christmas assistance may register with the Salvation Army October 4 to October 23. The Christmas Assistance Program provides toys for children less than 12 years old. Toy requests should be less than $50.00; requests for bikes and video game systems will be declined. In order to qualify for assistance, families must bring required documentation to The Salvation Army, located at 1733 Poplar in Abilene. A list of required documentation along with hours of operation can be found here.