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Santa in a Shoebox kicks off its 14th year

RACINE — Santa in a Shoebox is back for another year of spreading joy this holiday season. Now in its 14th year, this non-profit is not only 100% community-driven, but it is also completely, fully volunteer-coordinated. Javier’s Cuisine is one of two official drop-off locations for the organization. – Santa in a Shoebox kicked off […]

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Santa in a Shoebox: Bringing Holiday Cheer in Southeastern Wisconsin

Santa in a Shoebox is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is fueled by generosity. This is a community-focused operation based out of Racine, Kenosha, and Milwaukee County. For 13 years, Santa in a Shoebox has provided community members, who are in need, with holiday cheer. Each stuffed shoebox gives children and adults the chance to experience […]

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Santa in a Shoebox

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Right? Tis the Season for gift giving, cookie baking, and spreading cheer. One particular event is all about making the holidays special for those in need. The local organization Santa in a Shoebox has become a holiday tradition to many families across Southeastern Wisconsin. Boxes are filled […]

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Lots of Santa Shoebox Space Still Available

The Santa in a Shoebox tree is slowly seeing its “branches” fill up at Malicki’s Piggly Wiggly, 5201 Washington Avenue. Check back here frequently for updates. We’ll post more photos and watch the boxes pile up together because if the Racine County Eye community does anything, it’s help out in ways big and small. Donations […]

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Santa in a Shoebox Delivers Holiday Cheer

Volunteers were busy at Piggly Piggly Wiggly Washington Ave filling and wrapping boxes for Santa In A Shoebox. Diana Higgenbottom is stunned by the outpouring of generosity. “I think we beat last year, and I never thought we’d get that high to begin with,” she said. Santa donations last year came to 600 boxes. Estimates this year are trending […]

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Santa in a Shoebox Delivers Christmas

  by Heather Asiyanbi Santa In A Shoebox and Piggly Wiggly Washington Ave are teaming up again to bring a bit of Christmas joy to neighbors who might otherwise go without. Starting Nov. 22, completed boxes can be dropped off at The Pig. If the boxes aren’t wrapped, it’s not an issue. Several days of “wrapping parties” […]

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