Operation Holiday, an Inter-Faith Ministries program, provides nonperishable food, food vouchers, winter wear, blankets and gifts to qualifying families and individuals. If you and your family need assistance this holiday season, we encourage you to review the information below and consider applying for assistance from Operation Holiday.
Applications are no longer being taken at the application sites in Wichita. If you are in need of holiday assistance, but have not already applied, you may do so on December 16 after noon at the distribution site at Towne West Square Mall (in the old Sears store), 4600 W Kellogg Dr, Wichita, KS 67209. Please note that you will still need to bring all the same materials (see below) and you will not receive a food voucher.
Operation Holiday will accept applications at all sites November 6 through December 1.
Some sites will be closed November 11 in honor of Veterans Day or during the week of Thanksgiving. Please check dates and times of the application site nearest to you.
Applicants must bring:
Click on the table to view a larger version of the Operation Holiday application sites flyer.
INCOME GUIDELINES for 2017
Household Size Maximum monthly gross income Maximum two-month gross income
One $1,600 $3,200
Two 2,000 4,000
Three 2,400 4,800
Four 2,800 5,600
Five 3,200 6,400
Six 3,600 7,200
Seven 4,200 8,400
Eight 4,600 9,200
Nine 5,000 10,000
For each additional family member add $400.
Operation Holiday distribution will be December 14, 15 and 16. The location of our distribution center will be at Towne West Square Mall (in the old Sears store), 4600 W Kellogg Dr, Wichita, KS 67209.
If you need to authorize someone else to pick up your Operation Holiday benefits at distribution, download and complete the Proxy Authorization Form. Please note, the person who comes to pick up your benefits will need to have a photo copy of your photo ID and bring their own photo ID with them to distribution.