"The Partnership of Giving"

Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Does Santa’s Posse serve Cowlitz County?
    Santa’s Posse serves all of Clark County, WA, but we do not extend into Cowlitz County.  If you are outside of Clark County, please contact your local chamber, churches, non-profits, etc to find a program in your area.
  2. Where can I get the most recent updates for events?
    Annual events are posted on our website in the Press Release section.  Events and real-time updates are also posted on the Santa’s Posse Facebook page and Twitter feed.
  1. How can I sign up myself/my children/a family?
    Our 2017 list is full, and we are unable to accept any additional sign-ups this season.
  2. How many families/children are served?
    Thanks to the generous corporate and private donations we are able to provide Christmas to 1,000 families in 2017, that's more than 3,400 children!
  3. Who should I contact if there's a problem or I do not receive my delivery?
    We will post a phone number to call on our December 17, 2017, That number will be located on our Facebook page and our website.
  1.  How can I/my company become a sponsor?
    Please send an email to for your inquiry.
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Donating & Volunteering
  1. Do you accept clothing/coats?
    We accept only NEW coats, hats, gloves, and socks.
  2. What should I donate?
    Needs change from year to year.  We accept non-perishable food items, new toys, new clothing items such as socks, sweat shirts, coats, gift cards, cash, checks, and PayPal donations.
  3. Is my donation tax deductible?
    Yes, we're a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization our tax ID # is 91-2041832.
  4. Where can I drop off my donations?
    Clark County Sheriff’s Office's located at 707 W 13th St, Vancouver or 505 NW 179th St, Ridgefield and other locations can be found on our Donate page under Donation Drop-Off Sites here:
  5. What is the deadline for donating items/cash?
    Drop off barrels are generally picked up a week before the big wrapping event and it helps us if all donations are received by that pick up date.  We have no deadline for cash donations.  Cash is accepted any time during the year and will be applied toward the upcoming season.
  6. When will you be scheduling your Wrapping Party and Delivery Day events?
    Check our Events page at or on our Facebook page under the Events section for those schedule events. You can also subscribe to receive notifications of our events here: