Friday, July 3, 2015

Tribe Offers Gift Cards for School Clothes

Applications for the 2015 Clothing Assistance Program that helps families purchase new school clothes will be available starting July 7.

All children applying for the gift cards must be Cherokee citizens living within the 14 county tribal jurisdiction, as well as meet income guidelines. To qualify, children must be in grades K-12 and parents must provide proof of school enrollment. Parents will also be required to provide income verification for all adults in the household.

Cherokee Nation employees will be at various field sites taking applications from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Once approved at the site, parents will receive a $100 gift card for each school-aged child within the household. 

Area dates and locations to apply are as follows:

July 21-Sequoyah High School, 17091 S. Muskogee Ave

July 22-Sallisaw High School, 2301 Ruth St.

July 23-Stilwell High School, 1801 Locust St.

July 28-Porum High School gym, 4th and W. Osage

July 29-Sequoyah High School, 17091 S. Muskogee Ave.

Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director

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