COPPERAS COVE (November 16, 2012)--The Blue Santa program of Copperas Cove is accepting applications and toys for this year’s toy drive.
The program provides toys to children in need in Copperas Cove, Kempner and Pidcoke.
Applications are still being accepted and can be picked up and dropped off from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Monday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Tuesday's hours are the same as Monday's.
To apply for assistance residents must provide a photo ID, proof of residency, Medicaid or food stamp authorization letter, proof of relationship to the child and a recent income statement.
The last day to apply is November 20.
New toys can also be dropped off at their location at 338 Cove Terrace, a few doors down from Sherwin Williams Paint Store.
About 500 to 600 children are expected to be helped by the program.