The deadline to apply for Christmas assistance through the Council of Churches of the Ozarks Crosslines Food Pantry is Friday, November 20.
The deadline to apply for Thanksgiving assistance has passed, and the organization said more than 930 families requested help. They have enough food to distribute for Thanksgiving, but they need donations to be able to meet the needs of those needing help for Christmas.
To apply for assistance, visit ccozarks.org/holiday or call 417-869-0563 from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday.
To make a donation or to sign up to help with distribution of food baskets and toys on December 19, visit crosslinesholiday.org or call 417-865-5810.