BROWNSVILLE – Santa Claus has again accepted the invitation and will join the Volunteer Auxiliary at Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Brownsville July 19 for their sixth annual Christmas in July event. The community is invited to stop by and drop off unwrapped toys that will be given to patients who receive treatment this coming holiday season. Santa himself will be there to receive the toys and refreshments will be offered.
The community has responded so generously over the past five years that the event has become a bona fide tradition in Brownsville.
“It really is amazing to see so many people come out and donate toys every year to help make sure our patients have a special Christmas,” said Lizette Saenz, director of Volunteer Services at Driscoll Children’s Hospital. “The sense of caring and community pride is extraordinary.”
To donate to the Christmas in July event, stop by Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Brownsville on July 19 or call Driscoll’s Volunteer Services Department at (361) 694-5011. Checks may be made out to Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Auxiliary.
What: Christmas in July event
When: 6–8 p.m. Thursday, July 19
Where: Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Brownsville, 5500 N. Expressway 77/83
Information: (361) 694-5011