Roanoke Salvation Army distributes Angel Tree donations


SALEM (WSLS 10) - The Salvation Army's Angel Tree 2015 is a wrap.

Monday, volunteers distributed the last toys to families in need.

This year the community provided Christmas gifts for 2,800 children.

Commanding Officer Terrie McKinley knows exactly what her favorite part of distribution is.

"Just the look of relief on these mother's faces when we put the bag in their car. We always say it's about children, but for me it's more about the mothers because if I can take a little bit of burden off of their shoulders, and the community does that, that makes me feel better," McKinley says.

McKinley says the community returned the gifts and angels very quickly this year.

In fact, there were no forgotten angels this season.

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