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Wednesday , October 17 2018
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EP County Sheriff’s Office ‘Santa with a Badge’ Underway

The annual El Paso County Sheriff’s Office “Santa with a Badge” campaign is underway, with the toy donations being accepted until December 8th.

Every year the Sheriff’s Office, and the community comes together to provide over 2000 toys to children in the unincorporated areas of El Paso County who might otherwise miss out on opening gifts on Christmas morning.

Via a news release, EPCSO Officials said, “We are reaching out for the community’s support to help with the donation of a new unwrapped toy or monetary donation to make Christmas morning a memorable one.”

Officials add, “Any donation you can provide will be greatly appreciated, let’s make Christmas morning a special one.”

Donations can be dropped off with PIO Leslie Antunez or with the Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section at their HQ office 3850 Justice Drive.

Collection of the toys will run through December 8th, 2017.

Sheriff’s Office Jail Annex staff become ‘Christmas Angels’ to those in need

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Jail Annex conducted its annual “Christmas Angels,” program to bring an early Christmas to those in need.

image_4C3C1FEBNames of children and their holiday wish lists were collected from local schools, and the “Christmas Angels” program enables the staff to purchase the gifts. The gifts were prepared and delivered by detention officers and staff from the Jail Annex.

Detention personnel suited up for the delivery as Santa Clause, and his elves.

A total of 167 gifts were delivered to the children of the Region 19 Headstart Program in Montana Vista and Red Sands Elementary School.

This marks the 12th year the “Christmas Angels” program brings Christmas cheer to the children of the County of El Paso.

Author: EPCSO