Valley Santa Program 2023 | PA 211 Northeastern, powered by HelpLine at Family Service Association of NEPA

Valley Santa Program 2023

The Valley Santa program is once again providing toys to families in need of assistance for children aged 0-12 in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties.

Help Line will once again coordinate volunteers for the Valley Santa Program. Listed below are volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.  Please read the directions on the sign up page .

If you wish to volunteer, you can sign up on line at or by contacting Help Line and reserve the activity and date you desire. Dates fill up quickly and only a certain number of volunteers can be scheduled for each activity.

Shopping is done on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings starting at 7:15 a.m. Up to 5 volunteers are needed each morning. Groups of more than 5 can call Help Line to register- 570-829-1341

Gift Wrapping is done on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings starting at 5:30 p.m. Up to 15 volunteers are needed each evening.

Letter Reading is done on Thursdays starting at 6:00pm.  Up to 14 volunteers are needed each evening.

If you wish to make a donation to Valley Santa send your contribution to Valley Santa Inc., PO Box 5276, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711, no new or used toys cannot be accepted due to space limitations.

To Request help from Valley Santa: Write a letter explaining the need that exists in as much detail as possible. You MUST include your name, the names, ages and genders of your children, you FULL address, zip code and telephone number. The letter must be co-signed by a clergy member, health care worker, educational professional, social worker and must include their address and evening telephone number for confirmation. Requests will be considered for children 12 years of age and younger. NO telephone requests will be accepted. Deadline for letters will be December 16, 2023.  Send your letters to: Valley Santa, PO Box 5268, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

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