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Christmas Assistance

We have information on two different programs for holidday assitance this year, Shop with Public Safety and United Christmas Service. Please note that you are only able to apply to one or the other. Links for both applications are below.

Shop with Public Safety

This is a program through Fortville Police Department. It is for children under the age of 18 that live in Vernon Township. 

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United Christmas Service

The United Christmas Service is accepting applications for holiday assistance. This is a program through the United Way of Central Indiana that helps families and children in need who could use some help this holiday season. Please note, it is not a program associated with the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation. If you would like to apply for assistance, please fill out an return an application to a MVMS counselor. If you have questions or trouble printing out an application they can send home an application in a sealed envelope with your student. The counselors will be happy to take your completed application no later than Friday, November 17, 2017.

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  • Please fill out this application if you are interested in being referred to the United Christmas Service for holiday assistance. This form MUST be returned to the school by Friday, November 17, 2017. While this is an application for vouchers to be used at a local store through the United Way, this does not guarantee that you qualify for assistance through the United Way of Central Indiana.


  • Only 1 application per family will be accepted.


  • Applications should be returned to the school that your youngest child attends at Mt. Vernon.


  • Please complete all information requested. Information is to be listed only for those family members residing in the home. All personal information will be kept confidential and will only be used to complete the referral process with the United Christmas Service, donor groups, and/or community service groups.


  • There is no guarantee that you will receive assistance.


  • If you have any questions, please contact your school counselor.



8GA Counselor:  Chelsea Pacheco chelsea.pacheco@mvcsc.k12.in.us

MVMS Counselor:  Michelle Shepherd michelle.shepherd@mvcsc.k12.in.us