Lake County News, CA – Time is running out to adopt a child in need for Christmas with the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army and Walmart are partnering this year for the Angel Tree program. Courtesy picture.

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — With just one week left to adopt a child in need through the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree partnership with Walmart, the nonprofit is urging shoppers to open their wallets and their heart.

The Salvation Army has thousands of families registered for vacation assistance in the Del Oro Division, which covers northern California and northern Nevada.

These families will receive toys for their children, thanks to the generosity of strangers. You can adopt children in need for Christmas and shop online at

Nationally, the Salvation Army partners with Walmart and Sam’s Club for the Angel Tree program. Angel Trees with labels depicting real children are now available at participating stores.

To adopt a child in need, choose a tag from an Angel Tree, purchase the gifts on the tag, and return the tag and gifts to the location indicated on the tag by December 15.

You can also buy online through Walmart’s register for good. Gifts purchased online will be sent to the Salvation Army location of your choice.

Local records can also be found at You can also round up your purchase at The Salvation Army on and the Walmart app.

Angel Trees can also be found at other local businesses. Contact your local Salvation Army for details. Salvation Army locations can be found at

Bernard P. Love