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600 families and more than 1,200 kids to receive free Christmas gifts

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Posted at 12:52 PM, Dec 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-14 14:49:06-05

BELL COUNTY, TX — Over 600 local families, including more than 1,200 kids, will have presents to open on Christmas morning thanks to the Salvation Army and the community's support!

The Salvation Army of Bell County will be distributing gifts to 200 families in Killeen on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 3:30 p.m. It will take place at 3301 East Rancier in Suite 110-A.

Then on Saturday, Dec. 21, the organization will hand out gifts to over 400 Bell County families, including 1,200 children in Temple. This event will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at 4501 South General Bruce Drive.

According to the Salvation Army, the presents will be handed out to the families who applied and qualified for its Angel Tree program.

The Salvation Army Bell County says the community's support is what enables them to provide these gifts -- and a great deal of holiday cheer -- for so many local families, children and seniors.