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Grand Prairie Police Department - Santa Cop | Grand Prairie Fire Department - Santa Spot
Grand Prairie’s Santa Cop is collecting new, unwrapped toys, gifts and non-parishable foods for Grand Prairie families in need for the remainder of this month. Especially in need are gifts for teenagers. Collection boxes are available at the following locations:
- City Hall, 317 College St.
- City Hall Annex, 318 W. Main St.
- Grand Prairie Fire Stations
- Grand Prairie Libraries, 901 Conover, 2750 Graham St., 760 Bardin Rd.
- Public Safety Building, 1525 Arkansas Ln.
Families needing assistance are nominated by Grand Prairie police officers, firefighters, city employees or Grand Prairie ISD counselors. Santa Cop does not accept families who are signed up for other similar programs. For volunteer information or to make a cash donation call (214)-723-0474. Santa Cop’s volunteer staff will return calls in the evening.
Santa Cop Gift needs include: (Please no clothing donations)
- hair dryers, curling irons, flat irons, makeup and jewelry for girls ages 12 to 16.
- Wallets, hand-held games, Mp3 and CD players and other gifts for boys ages 12-16 are also needed.
Santa Spot needs include:
- non-perishable food items
All donations are tax deductible as Santa Cop is a IRS registered charitable organization.
c\o Grand Prairie Police Department
1525 Arkansas Lane Grand Prairie, Texas 75052
2012 Santa Cop Success Story
The Grand Prairie Santa Cop and Santa Spot programs collect unwrapped toys and non-perishable foods for Grand Prairie families in need during the holiday season. In 2012, Santa Cop and Santa Spot served 443 families and three Hispanic church youth programs in Grand Prairie, which included a total of 1,402 children. This was one of the largest donation years in the program's 28-year history.
Volunteers helped with stocking toys, packing toy and food boxes, cleaning and organizing, labeling delivery boxes, and distributing those boxes on delivery night. More than 1,000 volunteer hours were donated over the 2012 holiday season (approximately 15 days). A big thanks goes out to all of our wonderful volunteers!