Nope. Christmas Cops are not cops that will arrest you if you give a terrible Christmas present. Christmas Cops is a program operated by Plano Police employees to assist Plano families in need during the Christmas Season. Ah, that sounds much nicer.
The families assisted by Christmas Cops are referred by Plano Police employees and these families’ needs are verified by the Christmas Cops Committee. Officers place collection boxes at numerous local businesses to collect toys, food, new coats, and other household necessities to help these families.
Police Officers and their Santa Claus helpers then deliver the collected items to the selected families shortly before Christmas. This program has been a tremendous source of emergency assistance to hundreds of families over the last 30 years.
Don’t just sit there! Get involved! Here are several ways you can help:
Become a Collection Site
“Adopt a Child”
Organize a Teen Gift Drive
Organize a Food Drive
Organize a Coat Drive
Donate ‘New and Unwrapped’ Items
Make a Financial Contribution
Be sure to get your donations in before Dec. 11.
Here are the items you may drop off at the Collection Sites:
• Baby Diapers (all sizes)
• Baby Formula (powdered)
• Baby Blankets and Infant Toys
• New Coats/Jackets (all sizes)
• Batteries (all sizes)
• Teenage Boy/Girl Items
• Educational Toys and Games
• Educational Books and Videos
• Bicycles and Tricycles
• CD or MP3 Players
• Portable Game Systems and Games
• Non Perishable Food Items
• Gift Cards: Books, Movie, Theaters, Videos, Clothing, iTunes, Music CDs, Movie Rentals, Video Games
For more information, please visit the Christmas Cops website:Christmas Cops Website > Donation Locations >