Santa House collection drive is up and running at Apex PRD

It’s time to brighten the holidays for local children in need! You can donate new unwrapped toys, knit gloves, scarves and socks to the Santa House by bringing these items to any Apex PRD facility from now through December 7.

The 13th annual Santa House is organized by the Arvada-Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth (AWRSAY), an affiliation of Arvada and Wheat Ridge service clubs, Red Rocks Community College and Jeffco Public Schools. The Santa House has provided gifts to 9,337 families including 26,432 children. Help us make 2018 the best year ever!

Here’s how it works: Parents in need whose children attend selected schools are referred to the Santa House by the schools. These parents might otherwise be unable to afford gifts, and at the Santa House they can select donated gifts for their elementary and middle school children, and siblings ages infant through 12.

Gifts should be new and unwrapped. If a financial donation works better for you, please make checks payable to AWRSAY and enter Santa House on the memo line. You can bring checks to any Apex PRD facility, mail them to RRCC Foundation, 13300 W. 6th Ave., Box 1, Lakewood, CO 80228-1255 or drop them off at the Santa House—at the southwest corner of the intersection of 80th and Wadsworth, west of the old Hobby Lobby store and Black and Read record store. Hours and dates for toy donations are 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. November 27, 28, 29 and 30, afterwards during all days that the Santa House is open: Dec. 4-8 and Dec. 11-15 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Santa House is closed Sundays and Mondays.

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