Avilla Christmas Charities Is Accepting Applications & Donations

AVILLA – It may seem early to be talking about helping children and families in need during Christmastime, but Avilla Christmas Charities is doing just that. Avilla Christmas Charities has been raising funds this year and is working on additional activities, such as a hat and glove drive and food and toy drives, as well as the Annual Christmas Benefit Turkey Dinner, which will be held on Sunday, November 5th at the St. James Restaurant, to be able to help provide a joyful and happy Christmas to children and families in the Avilla and
LaOtto area.

If you are interested in donating or learning more, please contact the Avilla Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Calvary United Methodist Church or Immanuel Lutheran Church for more information.

For those who feel they may qualify as a recipient and want to apply, requirements are as follows:
* Must live in Avilla or LaOtto
* Qualify as low-income per Indiana state guidelines
* Submit a signed and completed application by November 17th

Applications are available at the Avilla Town Hall, during normal business hours or download here.

All applications are to be submitted by dropping them off at the Avilla Town Hall during normal business hours or by mailing to the Avilla Chamber of Commerce at PO Box 614 (must be postmarked by November 17th).

Please direct your questions to the Avilla Chamber by calling 260-242-4898 or email avillachamber@gmail.com.