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Santa's Helper

Hearing the sirens, they anxiously await the arrival of Santa on the Fire TruckSANTA’S HELPER 2016 IS HERE! MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2016.

This year is our 22nd year of our Santa teams delivering gifts, smiles and fun to thousands of families in Orange. Santa’s Helper is a wonderful, memorable fund-raising event with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting your Orange Volunteer Fire Department for the purchase of firefighting and rescue equipment.
Every Santa’s Helper teams of Santa, Elves, and firefighter helpers are honored and excited to visit and deliver gifts, share in some fun, take photos and help make lasting memories and traditions for every family.

Children and adults alike, look forward with great anticipation to seeing the fire trucks with lights and sirens coming down their street to your front door, with Santa on board, leading the way. His truck full of gifts, his firefighter helpers and Elf visiting each family.
We want everyone to have a chance to join in the fun and it’s easy! Drop off the gifts on the designated drop off day that they want Santa to deliver back to their loved ones, sign up and we’ll do the rest! PLEASE FOLLOW THE SIMPLE GUIDELINES BELOW:

SANTA’S HELPER DELIVERY DAY IS: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2016, FROM 2 – 8 P.M.

(Please note this year it’s on a SATURDAY and not a Sunday as in previous years)


GIFT DROP OFF DAY IS: Saturday, November 19, 2016, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. AT FIRE STATION #2, 355 BOSTON POST ROAD (Across from T.G.I. Friday’s). We ask that the general public start to arrive no earlier than 30 minutes prior to 12:00 start time. You will have a much shorter wait in line by following these new guidelines.

GIFT RULES AND INFO: This is a small fee of $18.00 per gift/person/household. Each gift must be INDIVIDUALLY wrapped in your favorite holiday paper with an over-wrap of plain brown paper. The name and address of the recipient must be clearly printed on the outside of each. Please try not to make the gifts too large or heavy, Santa appreciates that. We have a total of 170 delivery spots available for sign up. We encourage you to have all of the gifts for your delivery spot with you on Gift Drop-Off day. (For families with a large party with many gifts, please email us at: ofdsantashelper@aol.com for special instructions)

Parking for drop-off day is in the rear of the Fire Station. Firefighters will be there to assist you. The Drop off line will be located INSIDE the Fire Station. Use the rear door marked ENTER.

On Saturday, December 17, 2016, SANTA ON HIS FIRE TRUCK with his Elf and firefighter helpers will arrive at your home to deliver the gifts back to your loved ones and spend some time with your family and friends for photos and fun.

If you have any questions, you can EMAIL ELF MAMA at: ofdsantashelper@aol.com. She will be happy to help you via email. Please do not call the Fire Stations as it’s a volunteer fire department and there will not be anyone there to assist you with Santa’s Helper information.

**Emailing Santa’s Helper does not guarantee you a spot on the delivery route. Sign-up is on gift drop off day on a first come – first serve basis.

The Orange Volunteer Fire Department wishes everyone a SAFE, HAPPY AND HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON!

The firefighters are having as much fun as the kids
The firefighters are having as much fun as the kids
Everyone smiles for the group Photo with Santa and his elf
Everyone smiles for the group
photo with Santa and his elf