Santa Claus, Inc. and Youth Enrichment Services Program Volunteers:

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Santa Claus, Inc. and  Youth Enrichment Services (Yes!) year-round programs are truly unique. With just one full time and two part time employees, 98% percent of those working at Santa Claus, Inc./Yes!, serving over 150,000 children yearly, are volunteers. Volunteers give thousands of valuable hours each year. Santa Claus, Inc./Yes! volunteers work together in dynamic teams to bring joy to tens of thousands of children living in dire circumstances.

The mission of Santa Claus, Inc. is to provide critical services to youth in the Inland Empire by empowering families through year-round and seasonal programs. In 2019 alone Santa Claus Inc served over 150,000 of the most needy children in San Bernardino and Riverside counties.  

Santa Claus Inc. has been rated as a top non-profit in the greater San Bernardino area for the past five years by

We invite you to read the great reviews and take a look at the pictures of Santa Claus, Inc./Youth Enrichment Services (Yes!). 


Santa Claus, Inc. volunteers make magic happen 365 days a year! With an army of approximately 1,500 volunteers nationwide and a core group of 50+ working every week at the SCI workshop, Santa Claus, Inc./Yes! pulls off the impossible! 

Our distinguished group of volunteers join hands with parents, schools, county agencies, hospitals, and other nonprofits to make sure that love and a caring spirit are present in the lives of children. This loving spirit helps children to identify with the community, to realize their value, and to recognize that they too can help others.

 Our volunteers are 100% committed to helping children in need!

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Here's How you can help support our mission: 
  • Youth Enrichment Services (Yes!) year-round program
  1. Donate new clothing and shoes of all sizes
  2. Donate new toys and books
  3. Donate personal hygiene items
  4. Donate infant necessities
  5. Donate items for birthday bags, Belongings bags, and camp bags
  6. Volunteer in Outreach Department
  7. Volunteer during various distributions throughout the year
  • Christmas Distribution Infant department
  1. Make and/or donate blankets that are crib size
  2. Donate Hand crafted or new clothing, (sweaters, etc.) toys, bibs, booties, toys
  3. Donate small baby items including diapers for layettes
  4. Volunteer in the infant department
  5. Do a special "drive" for infant clothing at your place of business or an event.
  • Christmas Distribution Clothing Department
  1. Donate hand crafted or new children's clothing
  2. Donate funds specifically to purchase types of clothing (i.e. coats, larger sizes, etc.)
  3. Volunteer as a packager
  4. Volunteer as a stocker during distribution
  5. Do a special "children's clothing drive" at your place of business or an event.
  • Christmas Distribution Doll Department
  1. Donate new or used dolls
  2. Donate hand crafted or new doll clothing
  3. Donate "doll blankets" 
  4. Donate funds to purchase dolls
  5. Volunteer in the doll department
  • Christmas Distribution Toy Department
  1. Donate hand crafted or new toys
  2. Donate funds to purchase toys
  3. Volunteer 
  4. Volunteer as a stocker during distribution
  5. Put a "toy drive" box at your place of business or an event.
  • Christmas Distribution New Book Department
  1. Purchase new books or have a "book drive" at your place of business or an event.
  2. Volunteer in the book department
  • Christmas Distribution Used Book Department
  1. Donate used books and magazines so our parents will find something for themselves at Santa Claus, Inc.
  2. Stocking in used book department
  • Christmas Distribution Quilting, Knitting and Sewing Departments
  1. Donate material
  2. Donate batting
  3. Knit and crochet sweaters, booties, hats, ponchos, and more
  4. Machine or hand quilt
  5. Crochet afghans
  6. Donate fleece for fleece tied blankets
  7. donate hand crafted fleece tied blankets

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IRS 501(C)(3) Determination Letter

Here's how companies and local businesses can help: 
  • Companies may recruit employees to participate in our Corporate Volunteer Program and assist Santa Claus, Inc./Youth Enrichment Services (Yes!) to deliver joy at Christmastime and throughout the year.
  • Donors can assist Santa Claus, Inc. with direct program funding - to any of our current and expanding programs including Youth Enrichment Services (Yes!)
  • Companies can become Christmas Tree Lane Sponsors, presented by the "Friend's of Santa Claus Inc, the major yearly fundraising event to help support Santa Claus Incorporated of Greater San Bernardino.
  • Individuals and companies alike can donate to our Match Program where every dollar donated is matched with a minimum ratio of 20 to 1. For every dollar donated Santa Claus, Inc. is able to purchase up to $20 of new toys and clothing.
  • Companies, and service clubs can implement drives for clothing, coats, toys, socks and underwear, books, and supplies
  • Santa Claus, Inc. is now Platinum on GuideStar! 

A special way to help Santa Claus Inc. through your estate . . . .

Estate planning techniques are available for people who have strong charitable intent and are willing to give to help San Bernardino's oldest children's charity. The use of strategically planned gifts may not only preserve assets for your heirs but can help to avoid estate and capital gains taxes. Charitable gifts to Santa Claus Incorporated of Greater San Bernardino may be an appropriate addition to your estate plan. Please contact Kathleen Albrektson , a trusted Santa Claus Inc. partner and friend, to help you with your planned giving.

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