Project Santa Claus Angel Trees Set Up At Nine Carson Valley Locations

Courtesy of Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley

Project Santa Claus, a volunteer organization operating as a part of the Carson Valley Kiwanis Foundation is in its 25th year of lending a hand to Douglas County children in need.

In getting ready for the holidays, the Project needs volunteers to sort, consolidate, and wrap presents at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Pavilion Building. The Pavilion will be open on December 14th through the 17th from 9:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. Groups and organizations need to make advance arrangements but for individuals there is no set schedule and no advance sign up required.

Each child receives at least two gifts valued at approximately $30.00.Those wishing to participate by buying and wrapping one or more gifts for a child in need can pick up an Angel giving details about a child and their Christmas wishes at one of the following locations:

Carson Valley Medical Center – 1107 U.S. 395, Gardnerville

Carson Valley Swim Center – 1600 Hwy 88, Minden

The Grocery Outlet – 1329U.S. 395 N., Gardnerville

Pulse Gym – 885 Mahogany Dr. , Minden

Raley’s – 1363 U.S. 395, Gardnerville

Taylor-York Salon – 1662 U.S. 395, Minden

Topaz Lodge Resort and Casino – 1979 U.S. 395, Gardnerville

Tumblewind – 1600 Esmeralda, Minden

Wells Fargo Bank – 1542 U.S. 395, Gardnerville

Unwrapped gifts not designated for a specific child may also be dropped off at the fairgrounds from Sunday December 14 through Tuesday December 16 which will then be sorted, wrapped and assigned by Project volunteers.

Those wishing to donate new books can pick up a tag indicating the specific age for which books are needed or simply drop off books which will be assigned to the appropriate ages by volunteers. Book tags may be picked up and books caps or mittens can be dropped off at the following locations:

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Carson Valley Medical Center – 1107 Hwy 395, Gardnerville

Scarselli Elementary School – 699 Long Valley Rd., Gardnerville

Starbuck’s Coffee Shop – 1327 Hwy 395, Gardnerville

Starbuck’s Coffee Shop – 1734 Hwy 395, Minden

Heritage Bank – 1299 Hwy 395, Gardnerville

Edward D. Jones – 1685 Hwy 395, Minden

Edward D. Jones – 1483 Hwy 395, Gardnerville

Record Courier – 1503 Hwy 395, Gardnerville

Round Table Pizza – 1327 Hwy 395, Gardnerville

Pioneer Knitting – 1653 Lucerne (Minden Village)

Taylor York Salon – 1662 Hwy 395, Minden

Dr. Somer Lyons/Valley Eye Wear – 1644 Hwy 395, Unit B-1, Minden

US Bank – 1525 Hwy 395, Gardnerville

Trinity Lutheran Church – 1480 Douglas Ave, Gardnerville

Honu Coffee – 795 Tillman Ln., Gardnerville

Nevada State Bank – 1656 Hwy 395, Minden

R & T Cleaners – 1389 Lampe Ln., Gardnerville

Appoggio, A Core Training Studio – 1540 Hwy 395, Ste H, Gardnerville

Aurora Salon – 1532 Hwy 395, Ste G, Gardnerville

First American Title – 1663 Hwy 395, Minden

Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School – 701 Long Valley Rd., Gardnerville

Sunshine Rainbows – 1288 Dresslerville Rd. Gardnerville

Carson Valley Visitors Authority – 1477 Hwy 395, Gardnerville

Project Santa Claus is possible because of the commitment and community spirit of this and other participating business, churches and organizations.

Tax deductible monetary donations may be mailed to project Santa Claus at P.O.Box 3031, Gardnerville, NV 89410. For more information, call (775) 339-8882.


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