Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Gifts of Love and Operation Santa

Gifts of Love and the Edgewater Fire-Rescue Association's Operation Santa projects are in full swing for the holidays.

Gifts of Love annual Christmas Toy sign-up has begun and runs through December 9th. Applicants need to go to the United Church of Christ at Washington and Faulkner streets in New Smyrna Beach from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Applicants must bring Social Security cards for all members of the family, proof of residence and proof of income. Please bring two toy ideas for your child. The program is open to residents of New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, Oak Hill and Samsula.

Sign-ups for help from Edgewater's Operation Santa are scheduled to take place at the Fire-Rescue Association Fire Hall, 2616 Hibiscus Drive, from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 9, 16, 30 and Dec. 7. In addition sign-ups will be accepted from 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 10, 17 and Dec. 8. Applicants must provide the child's birth certificate and Social Security card and a picture ID, proof of income and proof of residence for adults.

Find out how you can help or to donate by calling Gifts of Love at 386-423-5257 or the Fire Association at 386-409-3333.