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Posted on: November 6, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Blue Santa Gift Wrapping Days are Back!

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The San Marcos Police Department Blue Santa program and the San Marcos Community and Police Association are excited to announce the return of Blue Santa gift wrapping days. If you are a business, a civic or school group, a group of friends, or just a volunteer with a desire to help, Blue Santa invites you to come and help wrap toys for kids. The program provides toys to families who need assistance during the holiday season.

Blue Santa gift-wrapping events will be held on the following evenings:

Tuesday, November 14, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Tuesday, November 21, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, November 28, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

The Blue Santa distribution center is located at 301 N. Edward Gary Street, next to Sherwin Williams. People interested in volunteering do not need to register. All they need to do is show up at 6 p.m. on the listed dates at the distribution center. 

Families interested in participating in the Blue Santa program should fill out an application and turn it in by Friday, November 17. Applications are available in English and Spanish at https://sanmarcostx.gov/495/Blue-Santa-Program. Physical copies can also be found in person at the San Marcos Police Department, 2300 Interstate 35 South and the Health and Human Services Department, 1901 Dutton Drive.

If you have questions regarding the Blue Santa program or the application process, contact Officer Laray Taylor at 512-214-5867 or ltaylor@sanmarcostx.gov. For media inquiries, contact communicationsinfo@sanmarcostx.gov

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