PROJECT SANTA needs helpers this year to meet the needs of children and families in the mountain communities. You can donate toys, clothing, food and gift cards and frozen turkeys to help Santa make the 2012 holidays extra special. (FILE PHOTO)

By Michael P. Neufeld

UPDATE – Tuesday, December 18 – 5:04 a.m.

Mountain Communities – Due to increased demand…PROJECT SANTA has added additional drop off points.

Toys, clothing, food cards, frozen turkeys and gift cards can be dropped off at Hearts & Lives at 24028 Lake Drive, Suite A, in Crestline.

But in additional, non-perishable items can be left at the following locations:

* California Bank & Trust (Crestline)

* Blue Jay Post Office (Blue Jay)

* Mountains Community Hospital (Lake Arrowhead)

* Lake Arrowhead Country Club (Lake Arrowhead)

* Church of the Woods (Lake Arrowhead)

* Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa (Lake Arrowhead)

* Mr. G’s Toys (Lake Arrowhead Village)

* Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church (Crest Park)


For additional information call Hearts & Lives at (909) 338-3222.



Mountain Communities – This year, more than ever, PROJECT SANTA needs help to put a smile on a child’s face.

You can be a PROJECT SANTA helper by donating toys, clothing, food cards, frozen turkeys and gift cards.  Don’t wait until the last minute.  Donating a toy or frozen turkey can brighten up children’s holidays and help provide dinners and clothing for their families.

PROJECT SANTA is a collaboration of numerous mountaintop service providers dedicated to meeting the needs of local residents during the holidays.


Be a PROJECT SANTA helper this year and assist youngsters and their families to celebrate the holidays. (FILE PHOTO)

Donations to PROJECT SANTA are being accepted at the Hearts & Lives offices at 24028 Lake Drive, Suite A, in Crestline.

You may also send financial contributions to: Hearts & Lives, Post Office Box 4644, Blue Jay, CA 92317-4644. Please write PROJECT SANTA on the memo line on your check.

By becoming a PROJECT SANTA helper you can make a difference and allow children and families have a Happy Holiday!


For additional information, visit HEARTS & LIVES online.


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