The Fannin County Empty Stocking program is set to receive applications during the month of September for assistance with the holiday season.
The Fannin County Empty Stocking program is a nonprofit organization that operates on the dedication of volunteers and strives to serve the children of Fannin County that would not be able to have a Christmas without the generosity of others. The organization relies solely on donations.
Each year, the organization takes applications of those seeking assistance to determine who needs the most assistance and to dedicate the dollar amount per child so that funding can go as far as possible.
The upcoming application week is approaching quickly. Applications will be accepted on Monday, September 23rd, Tuesday, September 24th, Thursday September 26th, Friday September 27th between the hours of 4 and 7 pm. Applications will also be accepted on Saturday, September 28th between 9 am and noon. All applicants must apply in person at the Kiwanis Club Fairgrounds located at 124 Jones Street. In order to apply, you must bring the following items with you.
-Current proof of ALL HOUSEHOLD INCOME (i.e. paycheck stubs (2 months), Verification of Assistance, etc.) Self-employed applicants must bring a copy of the last 2 months bank statements.
-Driver’s license or picture ID
-Name of the school your child attends (if applicable)
-Clothing and shoe sizes for each child along with reasonable toy requests
-Proof of physical address in Fannin County
-Social Security cards for each child
Please be aware that if you do not bring the required information during the application week, your application will not be processed for assistance.