8th Annual Santa for Seniors Gift Drive – Senior Resource Association

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The Senior Resource Association is hosting its 8th Annual Santa for Seniors Gift Drive. Without the generosity of of the Indian River County community, hundreds of homebound and isolated seniors will not receive a holiday gift this year. 

The Senior Resource Association (SRA) collects and delivers presents to seniors in need each holiday season. Sadly, this year the number of older adults in crisis has increased from 650 to 850.

Santa for Seniors relies significantly on the generosity of individuals, business owners, volunteers, and local retailers to make this event a success. Over 4,000 gifts have been delivered to seniors throughout Indian River County since the program’s inception.

Gift collections begin in early November and will end on Friday, December 10, 2021. Everyone is encouraged to participate and share the joy by engaging customers, colleagues, and friends in the gift drive.

Please deliver new unwrapped gifts and include a gift bag to assist their elves, who will personally deliver all presents by Christmas Eve.

2021 Holiday Gift Suggestions

  • Adult Art & Craft Kits
  • Air Fryers
  • Bath Towel Sets
  • Decorative & Cozy Throws
  • Digital Photo Frames
  • Electric Can Openers
  • Flatware Sets
  • Gift Cards (Publix, Winn Dixie, Walmart, Target)
  • Handheld Cordless Vaccum
  • Instant Pots
  • Kitchen Utensil Sets
  • Microwaves /Toaster Ovens
  • Page Magnifiers
  • Pet Accessories
  • Pillows (Standard Size)
  • Puzzles (300 pieces)
  • Radios/ Music Players
  • Holiday Gift Baskets
  • Toiletry Sets
  • Weighted Blankets
  • White Noise Machines

Sebastian Dropbox Locations

  • Senior Resource Association – 815 Davis Steet
  • Del’s Barber Shop and Beauty Salon – 1413 N. Central Ave.
  • Riverside Eye Center – 14410 US Hwy 1
  • Bay Street Pharmacy – 7746 Bay St.
  • Indian River Podiatry – 1515 US Hwy 1, Suite 204
  • Marine Bank & Trust Co. – 1020 US Hwy 1

Gifts are also conveniently available for purchase on Amazon’s Wish List at Santa For Seniors. A portion of all purchases will benefit SRA programs for older adults and caregivers. 

For more details, please get in touch with the Senior Resource Association at (772) 569-0760 (ext 119) or email them at [email protected]

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