Although the holidays are a ways off, the Salvation Army Of Tri Cities is offering a Christmas assistance program for needy families, and your help is encouraged.

There will be two signup periods, October 28th 9am-noon at 1219 Thayer Drive in Richland, and October 31st thru November 4th at the center at 310 N. 4th in Pasco.  There are a variety of criteria necessary to qualify as a needy family. For more information, or if you would like to find out how you can help the Salvation Army assist needy families, call 547-2138.  Your support is greatly appreciated, especially in time for the holidays.