Operation Santa

Operation Santa 2022

The Optimist Club of Erie would like your help making sure all the children of Erie have a very Merry Christmas.

If you would like to help, follow the directions below.

  1. Go to either First Interstate Bank, First Bank of Erie, or the Erie Police Department beginning November 23rd, 2022
  2. There you will find a Giving Tree. On the tree there will be the names of children and their Christmas wishes on an ornament. Take an ornament.
  3. Purchase one or more of the gifts listed. Wrap it, and put the ornament back on the package.
  4. Return the package to the location you got the ornament from by December 14th, 2021
  5. You have just helped another child to have a very Merry Christmas!!
  6. Cash donations are always appreciated as well. You can use the secure donation form below. All donations from this page go directly to the Operation Santa program.

If you have any questions please contact Bea Lease or by phone 720-900-8817

Thank you!


Thank you to 2021 supporters. The Erie Optimists were able to help 45 families and 134 Erie kids have a magical Christmas last year.

We appreciate everyone’s support of this event.

Operation Santa

Click the image above. to download .pdf of the Operation Santa Flyer

Operation Santa Donation Form

If you would like to support the Erie Optimist’s Operation Santa program with a monetary gift. You can donate via credit card using this form. Thank you for your support!!

  • Please enter the amount you would like to donate to the Optimsts Club of Erie's Operation Santa program
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