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Share the Joy of Christmas


Angel Tree Is Love.

When you take part in this caring program, you send your love and share the joy of Christmas with a child in need.


You can share the miracle of Christmas with a child in need.

How to Adopt an Angel:

1. Select your Angel from a tree at one of the locations listed here.
2. Each tag provides your Angel’s name, age, gender and wish list.
3. Purchase gift(s) for your Angel from the wish list provided on the tag.
DONE! See how easy it is to share joy and make Christmas bright for your Angel?

Host an Angel Tree in Your Workplace:

Here’s how it works:

  1. 1. Contact your local Salvation Army here. If you are calling from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, or Montana contact Lydia Anderson at 303-860-5574.
  2. 2. Provide a Christmas tree for your office and decorate it with Angel Tree Tags provided by your local Salvation Army.
  3. 3. Encourage your colleagues to choose an Angel—or two or three!
  4. 4. Coordinate collection dates with your Salvation Army Angel Tree contact.
  5. 5. You and your colleagues can feel great knowing that you made Christmas bright for children in need in your community.

Where to Pick Up an Angel Tree Tag  View List >


Because of You

A child in need experiences the miracle of Christmas


Angel Tree FAQs

If you don’t see what you need here, we invite you to get in touch with us.

What are some good ideas of toys for each age group?

See this Holiday Gift Guide for gift suggestions for each age group.

What are the greatest needs?

Our greatest need is typically gifts for teenagers.

Can I adopt a specific family?

Please contact your local Salvation Army here for Adopt-A-Family information.

Can I donate money instead of a gift?

Yes! You can donate here to support The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program.

Can I donate online?

Yes! You can donate here to support The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. We also encourage you to share this link with friends and family so they can donate too!

Does my Angel Tree gift serve a child in my local community?

Yes, all Angel Tree gifts are collected and distributed locally.

Do I have to return my Angel Tree gift to the same Angel Tree site where I got the tag?

No. You may return your Angel Tree gift to any of our participating Angel Tree sites.

Why is Angel Tree slightly different in each participating county?

The Salvation Army Corps Community Centers tailor their Angel Tree Programs to meet the needs of their surrounding community.

How can I sign up to receive assistance for my children?

To sign up for assistance, please call 303.295.3366.

What happens to the toys after December 17?

Gifts are collected and distributed to Angels prior to Christmas. We use any unassigned gifts to make Christmas bright for any Angels who may have been forgotten or whose tags were not chosen.

How many children do you serve each year?

Last year our Angel Tree served around 20,000 children across the Intermountain Division. Our goal is to serve 25,000 children this year.

Who receives the Angel Tree gifts, and how do they sign up?

Angel Tree gifts are given to children, infants through 18 years old, whose families are in need of extra assistance around the holidays. Each corps has their own sign-up process and qualification guidelines. Please call 303.295.3366 to find out how to sign up for assistance in your local area.

How does the distribution work?

Toy distribution varies by county, depending on the needs of the local community and other participating community partners.

How do I sign up to volunteer for the toy distribution to families?

To volunteer, visit or call 303.860.9219.

What other programs and services does The Salvation Army provide?

The Salvation Army provides a variety of social services, emergency assistance, food pantry, rent and utility assistance, detoxification and rehabilitation services, youth and music programs, senior programs, camp, emergency disaster services, and so much more! Find out more information at