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Lend a hand for the holidays: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011

Posted: December 20, 2011 1:30 a.m.
Updated: December 20, 2011 1:30 a.m.

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Hart High holiday dinner

What: Hart High School Associated Student Body will donate toys to little kids.

Need: New, unopened toys. Gift cards also accepted.

Where: Items can be dropped off at Hart High School, 24825 Newhall Ave.

When: Through today

Contact: Kyle Del Valle, (661) 476-6857


Santa Clarita homeless shelter

Need: Volunteers and funds to house homeless families.

Where: Santa Clarita shelter, 23031 Drayton St., Santa Clarita. Donations can be sent to Bridge to Home, PO Box 802978, Santa Clarita, CA 91380-2978. Phone donations can be made by calling (661) 388-0080. A tax ID will be provided.

When: Through March 15

Contact: Bridge to Home at (661) 388-0080 or


Blankets of love

Need: Hand-made blankets, throws, quilts and afghans for SCV homeless, seniors and veterans.

Where: Items can be dropped off at 21609 Oak Orchard Road in Newhall; 23510 Cherry St. in Newhall; 23667 Via Delfina, Valencia

When: Through Dec 25.

Contact: Suzon, (661)799-8865, or


District winter

voucher program

What: The Hart school district provides blankets, coats and hygiene items to homeless students and their families through a voucher program. More than 300 students are in need this year.

Need: Monetary donations payable to Hart District Homeless (Tax ID #95-6001532), gently used adult coats, blankets and toiletries.

Where: Drop off at Hart district office, 21515 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita, 91350. (Checks can be mailed.)

Contact: Terry Deloria, at (661) 259-0033 or


Troops in Afghanistan

What: Care packages and fundraising for the troops

Need: Granola bars, beef jerky, white and black cotton sport socks, canned ravioli with pop tops, three-blade razors, international phone cards (AT&T only), AA/AAA batteries, winter scarves. Cash donations are accepted to cover shipping. Cars, boats and RVs can also be donated to raise funds. Cellphones may be donated to be reconditioned and given to the troops.

Where: Items can be dropped off at 21609 Oak Orchard Road, Newhall; 23510 Cherry St., Newhall; 23667 Via Delfina, Valencia, or at donation boxes at Santa Clarita Valley Albertson’s, Ralphs, Vons Pavilions. Monetary donations can be made to: Prayer Angels for the Military, 21609 Old Orchard Road, Newhall or through PayPal online.

When: Ongoing

Contact: Visit


Donate cellphones

for the military

Need: Cellphones and accessories

Where: Eternal Valley Memorial Park, 23287 N. Sierra Highway, Newhall

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Contact: (661) 259-0800 or


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