Country Santa Program collects toys for needy children across the
upstate of South Carolina.
Since 1978, Mr. Buddy Cox of Pumpkintown has helped needy
children in the foothills of South Carolina at Christmas. He is affectionately
known as the "COUNTRY SANTA".
Country Santa will start a new season (No. 36) on Dec 1, 2014 when we start
bagging for children. Anyone interested in helping should contact
Some Stats for 2013:
||Helped over 1300 families
||Gave toys to over 3100 children
||Passed out approx. 130 boxes of food
||Used approx. 2000 Hefty trash bags
||Used 39 rolls of Duck Tape (about 1.3 miles of
Children don't understand that life is hard and sometimes there just isn't enough for
Christmas presents. A child believes that Santa will find them Christmas morning.
"Share A Smile With A Child"
by donating to
the COUNTRY SANTA Program. We accept ONLY new
unwrapped toys and monetary donations year around.
Over the past several years, the Country Santa
Programs has been on the
Sec. of State Angels List. To be on this list, you must devote
80% to of its total expenses to the program services. In 2013, Country
Santa Program devoted 97.2% to its program.
112 Reece Lane
P.O. Box 856 (mailing
Pickens, SC 29671
Phone: (864) 898-4422
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