Blue santa still ac­cept­ing do­na­tions

Austin American-Statesman - - COMMUNITY NEWS - — HALEIGH SVO­BODA, AMER­I­CAN-STATES­MAN STAFF

The San Mar­cos Po­lice De­part­ment is ac­cept­ing do­na­tions for its Blue Santa Pro­gram un­til Mon­day.

Both mon­e­tary do­na­tions and new un­wrapped toys can be dropped off at the San Mar­cos Po­lice De­part­ment, 2300 S. In­ter­state 35; Em­bassy Suites San Mar­cos, 1001 E. Mc­Carty Lane; and San Mar­cos Toy­ota, 5101 I 35 S.

Since 1972, the Blue Santa pro­gram has been pro­vid­ing Christ­mas gifts to San Mar­cos chil­dren whose fam­i­lies need help dur­ing the Christ­mas sea­son.

The pro­gram also needs vol­un­teers to help sort and wrap toys, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease.

The wrap­ping party will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wed­nes­day at the City Park Recre­ation Hall, 170 Charles Austin Drive.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call Of­fi­cer Daniel Arre­dondo at 512-754-2270.

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