All applicants must live within the Liberty (Missouri) School District boundaries. Children must have permanent residency within the school district, must live with the adult applicant and school-aged children must be enrolled in a Liberty School District school. Children 18 and older, living with applicant will be considered an adult. Please, only submit one application per household. Applications from families who home-school and live within the LPS District will also be accepted. Enrollment and/or address will be confirmed.
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We will be accepting applications Oct. 4 - Nov. 4. You can apply online or by calling 816-439-4424. Phones are answered Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Online applications are the preferred method. It’s quick and easy to complete the form online!
Applications will not be accepted after Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. Applications must be submitted over the phone or online; no walk-ins or email.
If you meet the program's residency requirements listed under "What are the guidelines?", your application will be accepted. If there are any questions about your application, we will contact you.
All accepted applicants will receive 2–3 boxes of canned goods plus perishable food items which may include turkey, eggs, milk, butter and potatoes.
Based on funds raised, Liberty Community Christmas Tree provides vouchers to our volunteer shoppers to buy a gift for each child. Gifts are usually items needed such as clothes, gloves, hats, coats, etc. The volunteer shoppers will contact your family to ask for sizes, wanted items, etc. for each child.
A generous family/individual will adopt your family. They will contact you for gift suggestions. Please have suggestions available for each child in the $50 price range. On Saturday, Dec. 10 the gifts and food will be delivered to you between 8 and 11 a.m. Please have a member of the household age 18 or older available to receive the food and gifts.