Monday - Saturday, December 9 - 14
Drop all unwrapped gifts and gift cards off at 4545 Dodge St. by Dec. 14 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ho, Ho, Hope YOU’LL be a Substitute Santa this year!
Through the Child Saving Institute Guild’s Substitute Santa program, you can put the happy in Happy Holidays for hundreds of children and teens in our community. Whatever holiday you celebrate personally— Christmas, Hanukah, the winter solstice or Kwanza—helping Child Saving Institute's kids have a happy holiday and childhood is a big job and we absolutely couldn't do it without you! Thank you for your support and thank you for being part of our CSI family this holiday season and all year long.
How Substitute Santa Works
• Please shop from the below “Holiday Wish List”
• Drop all gift cards and unwrapped gifts with all tags intact to Child Saving Institute, 4545 Dodge St., December 9th – 14th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Make an on-line donation by clicking the below link
For more information on how you can participate, please call Substitute Santa's "Lead Elf," Cali, at 402.504.3661.
Holiday Wish List
If you would like to make a difference for kids this holiday season, please consider donating Gift Cards. Gift Cards are easy to buy, easy for CSI to store, and they help ensure equity among the children and teens CSI serves. Cash donations are also always appreciated and allow the staff to purchase clothing and other essentials for kids—especially for hard-to-shop-for teens.
Gift Cards (e.g. Visa, MasterCard, Target, Walmart) $5 - $25 increments Gift Cards
provide flexibility and allow staff to shop for the recipient’s “dream” gift!
Movie Passes Special outings are so important to CSI’s kids!
Arts & Crafts Supplies (e.g. sketch pads, drawing pencils, craft kits)
Tonka Trucks and Hot Wheel Cars
Building Toys (e.g. Legos, Lincoln Logs, Erector Sets)
Ethnic Baby Dolls
Board Games (for ages 8 yrs+)
Board Books for Infants and Toddlers
Hoodies, Sleep Pants (teen/adult sizes, especially XXL+)
Sports Equipment (footballs, soccer balls, basketballs, etc.)
Electronics (Family oriented/kid friendly games and accessories for Wii game system)