Organizers in Kansas City are hoping to boost contributions to the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund with a “Christmas in July” campaign.
Mayor Sly James’ office is partnering with Mix 93.3 radio station and with AvidMobile, a local mobile technology company. Donations can be made by texting “CHRISTMAS” to 72727.
James said in a news release he hopes people will give $1 per day or $31 for the month of July.
The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund provides assistance to underprivileged families in Kansas City.