Each year Project Santa is a Christmas miracle! In 2019 nearly 2,000 children in Ulster County received a toy, craft/game, warm winter item, books & stocking stuffers. That's over 11,000 items of Christmas joy. We can't possibly mention every generous heart that gave the gifts of time, toys, books, money, winter weather clothing and emotional support this holiday season. But these few photogenic individuals tell the story of joy received by those who gave of themselves through Project Santa. We are humble and grateful to live in the caring and generous Ulster County community.

By the way, over 800 families also received bagged lunch, breakfast and snack items to ensure a full belly during the 2019 holiday break from school as part of our Bag Holiday Hunger program.

2020 Toy Donation Drop Box Locations

Arace Electronics Inc.– 357 Broadway, Kingston
AT & T – 1137 Ulster Ave., Kingston
Beauty Depot – 296 Wall St., Kingston
Beer World – 1221 Ulster Ave. Kingston
Begnal Motors – 129 NY Rt. 28 Kingston
Bodies By Colotti – 612 Ulster Ave. Kingston
Bop to Tottom - 334 Wall St. Kingston
Cake Box Bakery – 8 Fair St. Kingston
Corner Bar & Grill -523 Delaware Ave. Kingston
Ryan E. Cronin Gallery – 10 Main St. New Paltz
Dietz Stadium Diner – 127 N. Front St. Kingston
Dream Weavers Hair Salon – 34 N. Front St. Kingston
End Cut West Park French & Italian Fusion - 1746 Rte 9W, West Park
Exit Nineteen - 309 Wall St, Kingston
Gateway Hudson Valley - 1 Amy Kay Pkwy
Hair by Carolina – 1 Albany Ave. Kingston
Hamilton and Adams – 32 John St. Kingston
Woodstock Harley-Davidson – 949 Rt. 28 Kingston
Herzog’s Home Center – 151 Plaza Rd. Kingston
Keith Bennett Karate - 140 Enterprise Dr, Kingston
Radio Kingston – 718 Broadway, Kingston
Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley- 396 Broadway, Kingston
LeShag – 292 Fair St, Kingston
MAC Fitness – 338 Plaza Rd, Kingston
Maria Cabrera Alterations & Tailoring - 900 Ulster Ave, Kingston
Mariner’s Harbor – 1 Broadway, Kingston
Maverick Psychotherapy - 404 Zena Rd #1, Woodstock

Medical Associates of the Hudson Valley - 360 Washington Ave, Kingston
Medical Associates of the Hudson Valley – 29 Fox St. Suite 200, Poughkeepsie
Medical Associates of the Hudson Valley – 9 Elwyn Ln. Woodstock
Medical Associates of the Hudson Valley – 9 Mt. Ava Maria Dr, Phoenicia
Mirror Mirror Hair Salon - 779 Broadway, Kingston
Mother Earth’s Store House - 300 Kings Mall Ct, Kingston
O’Connor & Partners – 255 Wall St. Kingston
Ole Savannah Southern Table & Bar – 100 Rondout Landing Kingston
Pie for the People - 55 Washington Ave, Kingston
Pine Street Dental – 138 Pine St. Kingston
RAGE Hair Salon – 40 N. Front St. Kingston
Roberti Automotive – 550 Albany Ave. Kingston
Rondout Savings Bank – 300 Broadway, Kingston
Rondout Savings Bank – 295 NY. 375- #4 West Hurley
Rondout Savings Bank – 130 Schwenk Dr. Kingston
Rondout Savings Bank – 1296 Ulster Ave. Kingston
Rough Draft Bar & Books – 82 John St. Kingston
RSS Insurance Agency - 380 Washington Ave #2, Kingston
Savona’s Trattoria Kingston - 11 Broadway, Kingston
Sport of Iron Fitness - 120 NY-28, Kingston
St. George’s Greek Eastern Orthodox Church - 294 Greenkill Ave, Kingston
Starbucks – 39 Massa Dr, Kingston
Steyer’s Hudson Valley Auto Inc. - 468 Malden Turnpike, Saugerties
Studio 9 Personal Training LLC - 721 Suite U90, Broadway
Swim King of Ulster & Dutchess– 805 E. Chester St. Kingston
Weichert Realtors – 229 Boices Ln. Kingston

On July 23rd, 2020 we held a very special fundraiser, Save Project Santa, to ensure all the children of Ulster County have a magical Christmas this year. Christine Hein hosted a day of entertainment, surprise guests, fun antics and stories of Project Santa's past, with the wildly energetic Karen Clark Adin of Bop to Tottom co-hosting.

Santa flew in for a summer appearance on the People's Place roof top to help us raise funds to purchase over 16,000 toys & gifts for over 2,500 children right here in our community.

Part 3

Posted by People's Place on Thursday, July 23, 2020

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Click HERE to join our Benefactors and Help Save Project Santa.

Join us in offering a big thanks to our Santa's helpers!

Santa Tommy
Tommy Keegan
Brewer Master and owner
Keegan Ales

Santa Ken
Ken Davenport
Former Owner

Santa Tony
Tony Davis
Kingston City Alderman
Teacher at Miller Middle School

Santa John
John DeForest
RSS Insurance Agent
People's Place Board Member

Santa Ward
Ward Todd
President & CEO
UC Chamber of Commerce

Santa Craig
Craig Crump
Vice President
Key Investment Services

Santa Juan
Juan Figueroa
Ulster County Sheriff

Santa Mario
Mario Tagliafierro
Ulster County Detective
President Sheriff's PBA

Santa Jeramie
Jeramie Collins
KHS Guidance Counselor
KCSD Athletics Coach

Santa Bill
William Calderara
President and CEO
Ulster Savings Bank

Santa Bryan
Bryan Cafaldo
Lt - Kingston Fire Dept
President KPFFALocal 461