Care Train of Union County encourages families, senior citizens and disabled adults who would like to receive assistance from 2013 Care Train to apply early.

Care Train of Union County encourages families, senior citizens and disabled adults who would like to receive assistance from 2013 Care Train to apply early.

Applications, due Dec. 11, are currently available on- line at caretrain.org or from the Union County Department of Job and Family Services and Union County Senior Services.

Care Train solicits donors from the community to provide gifts for children under the age of 12.

Families also may be eligible to receive grocery vouchers, purchased with funds raised through donations, sponsorships and a live auction.

Grocery vouchers also are given to eligible seniors and disabled adults.

Care Train's goal is to assist every qualified Union County senior, family or disabled adult.

The Care Train Auction will be Saturday, Dec. 14, at McAuliffe's Ace Hardware in Marysville.

Individuals and organizations who wish to donate auction items or provide gifts for children can contact Care Train at caretrain@rrohio.com or 937-738-7946.