"Angel Tree" Overload

"Angel Tree" Overload

Salvation Army "Angel Trees" in Salina, Kansas are weighed down with wish lists from nearly 1,000 needy children.
(KSNW)  The Salvation Army is hoping to bring Christmas to children in need across the country through their Angel Tree program.

In Salina, Kansas, a city of 47,000, there are nearly 1,000 children represented on the Angel Tree.
 
Major Marry Burris says it is a sign of the rough economic times.
 
"You do have your working class people that just need help to purchase things for their children for Christmas, you have the single mom, so every year it might be something new, somebody might have lost their job," she says.
 
The tree has been set up in the Salina Central Mall with names of all the children from newborn to 12 years old, and their needs this holiday season.
     
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