📝NOTES FROM SANTA'S POSSE
2021 Holiday Assistance Requests
Dear Clark County WA Families, Community Advocates, & Associates:
We are committed to helping protect the health and wellness of our volunteers and community members. We will be offering a touchless delivery this year. We need extra help for our Delivery Day event on December 19, 2021, to help put gifts and food boxes in vehicles for our COVID-19 Response strategy.
Please be advised that our 2021 Holiday Assistance program is full; this means we are unable to accommodate additional requests for holiday assistance for the remainder of this year.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
DOES SANTA'S POSSE SERVE COWLITZ COUNTY?
Santa's Posse serves all of Clark County, WA, but we do not extend into Cowlitz County. If you are outside of Clark County, please contact your local chamber, churches, nonprofits, etc to find a program in your area.
WHERE CAN I GET THE MOST RECENT UPDATES FOR
WHO SHOULD I CONTACT IF THERE’S A PROBLEM OR I DO NOT RECEIVE MY DELIVERY?
We will post a phone number to call on Sunday, December 19, 2021; the phone number will be located on our Santa's Posse Facebook page.
HOW CAN I SIGN UP MYSELF/MY CHILDREN/A FAMILY?
Please be advised our 2021 Holiday Assistance program is full; this means we are unable to accommodate additional requests for holiday assistance for the remainder of this year.
Santa's Posse does not take direct solicitations for sign-ups by email and we will not respond to requests for sign-ups. In order to sign-up you need to be referred by an organization who will enter your information. Please contact your child's school, child care center, church, case worker, or social service provider to get help with enrollment.
HOW MANY FAMILIES/CHILDREN ARE SERVED?
Thanks to the generous corporate and private donations, we can provide Christmas to 1,200 families in 2021, which is more than 3,400 children in our community.
DONATING & VOLUNTEERING
WHO CAN I CONTACT ABOUT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES?
Check our Contact page for details.
WHEN WILL YOU BE SCHEDULING YOUR WRAPPING PARTY AND DELIVERY DAY EVENTS?
HOW DO I SIGN-UP TO VOLUNTEER FOR YOUR DELIVERY DAY EVENT?
Click here to register. Instructions: Gates open at 8:00 am, you may arrive at anytime. Click the Volunteer button and provide the required information. If you are a new Volunteer, you will receive an e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org to verify your email address. You must verify your email address by clicking on the link in that email. The slot will be locked for 10 minutes allowing you time to verify. After 10 minutes you may still confirm your slot as long as someone else hasn't taken it yet.
DO YOU ACCEPT CLOTHING/COATS?
We accept only NEW coats, hats, gloves, and socks.
IS MY DONATION TAX DEDUCTIBLE?
Yes, we're a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization our EIN # is 82-2392689.
WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR DONATING ITEMS/CASH?
Drop off barrels are generally picked up a week before the big wrapping event and it helps us if all donations are received by that pick up date. We have no deadline for cash donations. Cash is accepted any time during the year and will be applied toward the upcoming season. Learn more on our Donate page.
WHAT SHOULD I DONATE?
Needs change from year to year. We accept non-perishable food items, new toys, new clothing items such as socks, sweat shirts, coats, gift cards, cash, checks, and PayPal donations.
WHERE CAN I DROP OFF MY DONATIONS?
Clark County Sheriff's Office's located at 707 W 13th St, Vancouver or 505 NW 179th St, Ridgefield and other locations can be found on our Donate page under the Ways to Donate section