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Here's how you can help make sure that no child in the Shreveport-Bossier City, LA area goes without this Christmas. Our goal is to ensure that everyone gets to experience the magic of Christmas!

If you're not familiar with Operation Santa Claus, it's a collaboration between Townsquare Media Shreveport's six radio stations and the Shreveport Fire and Police Departments to bring Christmas to children who might go without a visit from Santa if it weren't for our assistance. For the past 39 years, we've teamed up to hit the streets asking you to help us in our efforts by donating new, unwrapped toys or money.

We'll begin our drive on Monday, November 27th, 2023, with a visit from Santa aboard a Shreveport Fire Department fire truck. Then, on Tuesday, November 28th, from 7 - 9 am, we'll kick off a series of live broadcasts in front of the Brookshires on Mansfield Road at Bert Kouns in Shreveport. However, if you want to give from the living room couch, you can do that too by visiting or calling (318) 688-GIFT!

Operation Santa Claus 2023 live broadcasts and drop-off locations:

Tuesday, November 28: 7 - 9 am Brookshire's at Mansfield and Bert Kouns
Saturday, December: 2 - 4 pm Avalon Hair Salon
Tuesday, December 5: 7 - 9 am Brookshire's at 5828 Line Avenue at Pierremont Avenue in Shreveport
Wednesday, December 6: 7 - 9 am Brookshire's at North Market and I-220 in Shreveport
Thursday, December 7: 7 - 9 am Brookshire's on Highway 80 in Haughton
Wednesday, December 13: 7 - 9 am LSU Shreveport
Thursday, December 14: 7 - 9 am The Bounce House
Friday, December 15: 7 - 9 am Batteries + Bulbs on Youree Drive in Shreveport

You can also drop off toy donations at all Citizens National Bank locations, Avalon Hair Salon, Batteries Plus Bulbs, Bayou Outdoor Super Center Sales and Service, and Moore's AC and Heating Inc. during regular business hours. Make sure to watch the Operation Santa Claus Facebook page for updates.

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