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Psst. Operation: SANTA in NoHo is underway

Operation: SANTA 2014 www.nohoartsdistrict.com

Operation: SANTA in North Hollywood Needs YOU!

Since 1998, hundreds of local North Hollywood children from economically disadvantaged families have their “Christmas wish list” come true. Originally started by the North Hollywood Jaycees, the spirit of Operation: SANTA continues on with the help of volunteers and support of the local community. How can YOU join in the Operation: SANTA fun? EASY!

Donate A Toy

You can donate a toy all the way up to Saturday, December 20, 2014. Gifts are generally for grade school ages (5-12).

The box drop-off locations in NoHo Arts District is at our pals AtOne Fitness:

AtOne Fitness
11116 Weddington St.
North Hollywood 91601

Volunteering

Are you interested in volunteering? The more helper elves, the merrier, so pass this along to friends and family as well!

Toy Sorting: Saturday, December 20th from 3pm – 5pm (Los Angeles Valley College, fireside room)
Sunday, December 21st: Final collection box pick-up )
Monday, December 22: Room decoration and Toy wrapping at LAVC Fireside Room: 3pm – 6pm
Tuesday, December 23rd: Room decoration, toy wrapping, confirming all families, etc.: 3pm-6pm

For anybody who would like to sponsor a family, this is the information:

Small family (1 child): $50 – $70
Medium family (2-3 children): $100 – $150
Large family(3+ children): $150+
We would like ALL sponsors to have the gifts wrapped, labeled by family member (including parents, if you choose to purchase something for them).

Make A Donation

If you want to avoid the malls, you can always give a monetary donation for Operation Santa through their partners at L.A. Valley College. Please not: Anybody who prefers to make monetary donations will receive a tax write-off:

Go to the http://www.lavcfoundation.org/ and click “Give Online Now”
b) Scroll down to “Other Designation” and enter your donation amount
c) Under “Additional Instruction”, type “Operation Santa”
d) Click “Calculate Total”, followed by the “Donate” button
If you have questions on volunteering, sponsoring a family or any other way you or your company can help Operation: Santa, please contact volunteer Wendie Wilson

wendiewilson@giftedjourneys.com | 323.304.0530

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lisa BIANCONI

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