Eligibility Information

In order to shop at the Christmas Store, every applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • have an income that is no greater than 125% of the federal established poverty level (Eligible shoppers can earn 25% above the poverty level.)
  • be a Montgomery County resident

    and meet one of the following conditions:

  • be 62 years of age or older
  • receive some type of disability
  • have children 17 years of age or younger
    (children age 18 and 19 must still be in high school)
  • have emergency circumstances

Specific Examples and Situations:

  • A 30 year old couple who qualifies financially but has no children is not eligible to shop at the Store.
  • Losing everything in a recent fire qualifies a family.
  • Two families living in the same house would only qualify as one shopper.
  • Medicaid information is an instant qualifier.

Applicants will be required to show ID for themselves and anyone living in the home.

Montgomery County Christmas Store
30 W. Main Street Christiansburg, VA 24073
540 381 0585
Mailing address:
P.O.Box 221
Blacksburg, VA 24063