CN accepting Angel Project, Elder Tree applications

BY STAFF REPORTS
10/02/2018 01:00 PM
TAHLEQUAH – The 2018 Cherokee Nation Angel Project and Elder Angel Tree applications are available at sites throughout the tribe’s jurisdiction, including the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex.

The Angel Project provides gifts for Cherokee children, ages 16 years or younger, who live within the jurisdictional area and meet income guidelines.

This year project applications are available online starting Oct. 1 and at more than 10 application sites starting Oct. 8.

To qualify for the tribe’s income guidelines, applicants must provide proof of income for all household members over the age of 18. For example, a family of three must not exceed $2,127 net income per month, and a family of four must not exceed $2,562 per month.

More than 1,900 children received gifts through the program in 2017.

The CN is also accepting applications for the Elder Angel Tree at the Tribal Complex and at all Human Services field offices beginning Oct. 1.

Applications for the Elder Angel Tree must be completed with a family or elder advocate and submitted by Oct. 31 to the Human Services office at the Tribal Complex or any of the field offices in the jurisdiction. Applications can also be submitted at the tribe’s senior nutrition sites.

Angel Project applications will be accepted in person on the dates and times listed below for the following locations:

Oct. 9-10
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, Tahlequah
Oct. 11
2 to 6 p.m. – Westville Pubic Library, 116 N. Williams
Oct. 11-12
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation ICW Office, 1528 N. 166 E. Ave. Suite C, Tulsa
Oct. 15
Noon to 6 p.m. – Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation, 1003 S. Virginia Ave., Bartlesville
Oct. 15-16
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Stilwell Armory Building, 421 W. Locust St.
Oct. 16
Noon to 6 p.m. – Victory Cherokee Community Building, 1025 N. 12th St., Collinsville
Oct. 17
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Sallisaw Civic Center, 115 E. Choctaw Ave.
Noon to 6 p.m. – Cooweescoowee Health Center, 395200 W. 2900 Road, Ochelata
Oct. 18
Noon to 6 p.m. – Exciting Southeast Church, 432 E. 530 Road, Pryor
Noon to 6 p.m. – Will Rogers Health Center, 1020 Lenape Drive, Nowata
Oct. 19
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Vinita Health Center, 27371 S. 4410 Road
Oct. 22
1 to 6 p.m. – Three Rivers Health Center, 1001 S. 41st St. East, Muskogee
Oct. 23-24
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Tsalagi Community Room, behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees, Tahlequah
Oct. 24-25
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. –Human Services Office, 1501 Industrial Park, Jay
Oct. 25
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Cherokee Nation ICW Office, 1528 N. 166 E. Ave. Suite C, Tulsa

Applications for the Angel Tree Project can also be submitted online at https://secure.cherokee.org/angeltree. For more information, call 918-453-6900.
For information on Human Services field offices, call 918-453-5627.

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