Now through December 13, 2017, several members throughout the city will serve as drop-off locations for toys, books and other donations, with the goal of raising awareness of the Santa Cops program and increasing donations for families in need.
A little about Santa Cops
In 1984, Dallas Police officers created and developed a program known as Santa Cops, designed to assist members of the community who have been victims of crime. A Santa Cops request form is completed by members of the department who have identified a family in need. The form is then forwarded to the selection committee to determine if the family meets the criteria of the program. Those that are selected, based on officers’ observations and comments, are prioritized by need. The next step is the best part of the process: watching the children’s faces when the officers bring the toys to their home. This project typically delivers the fruits of its efforts on the Saturday before Christmas to the citizens of Dallas.
The Santa Cops program has assisted over 10,000 families throughout the years. In recent years, the program has been able to help more than 600 families each year, and in 2016, Kate’s Books was launched to donate books to Santa Cops.
NDCC Members Serving as Toy Drop-Off Locations
Drop off your donation for Santa Cops at one of these member locations.
Help us spread the word! Be sure to check in, take a selfie and post it to social media using #SantaCopsDallas.
Arbors Modern Dentistry
18512 Preston Rd, Suite I-2, Dallas, TX 75252
Casita Tex-Mex Bar & Grill
5807 Blackwell St, Dallas, TX 75231
17194 Preston Rd, Suite 101, Dallas, TX 75248
Ebby Halliday Inc. Corporate Office
4455 Sigma, Dallas, TX 75244
Frontiers of Flight Museum
6911 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75209
15851 Dallas Parkway, Suite 345, Addison, TX 75001
4135 Beltline Rd, Suite 124, Addison, TX 75001
Primrose School of Preston Hollow
10715 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75230
TELOS Fitness Center
13701 Dallas North Parkway, Dallas, TX 75240
Special thanks to Two Men and A Truck for donating collection boxes!
At Ebby Halliday, REALTORS Corporate Office
Santa Cops often needs gifts for older kids. Some suggested items are:
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