Operation Santa Claus Begins November 2nd

By Quinn O’Hara

Tomorrow, November 2nd, Ft Riley will host a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the start of the 39th year of Operation Santa Claus, an effort to collect and donate presents to the families of active-duty service members with financial needs. Operation Santa Claus will collect unopened presents in the $10-$20 price range for newborn children through age 18. Donation boxes for presents will be set up throughout Junction City, Manhattan, and Fort Riley. For more information, and to view the efforts of previous years, visit the Operation Santa Claus Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Opsantafortrileyks

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