Operation Santa

Operation Santa 2019

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 Great Western Bank, First Bank of Erie, Citywide Bank or the Erie Police Department beginning November 25th, 2019
  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 18th, 2019
  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 call Bea Lease at 303-828-3315 Thank you!


Thank you to 2018 supporters. The Erie Optimists were able to help 41 families and 137 Erie kids have a magical Christmas last year. We appreciate everyone’s support of this event.

Operation Santa Donation Form

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