Blue Santa

Operation Blue Santa
Operation Blue SantaBlue Santa is a program through TPD that helps Temple families in need. We partner with residents and local businesses by collecting gift donations in the forms of toys and books. 
The program began in 2012, and since then has helped over 850 families and 2,400 children receive gifts for the holidays. 

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Registration and Sponsorship

2020 RecapBlue Santa was able to make the holiday season brighter for families across the City of Temple in 2020, helping 226 families and 649 kids. 
In total, the police department wrapped 3,245 gifts prior to the 2020 Christmas holiday. That is a 56 percent increase for families and a 67 percent increase for kids compared to 2019.
Through the program, each child receives gifts and books. Applicants are required to live in Temple and provide proof of  residence and age verification. The program is open to children age 14 and under.

To find out where to donate, please contact the program coordinator at 254-298-5553.

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