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Cowboy Santas elves donate goodies to children at emergency shelters

Posted Sept. 20, 2017

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Staff and volunteers from Fort Worth’s Cowboy Santas program provided more than 50 backpacks filled with toys to the displaced children of evacuees from Hurricane Harvey who had been staying at shelters in Fort Worth.

Carol Brown and Cowboy Santas volunteers packed their SUVs with donated backpacks and filled each one with children’s toys and games, dolls, coloring books and more and donated them to families at two emergency shelters that were being operated by the City of Fort Worth and partners. Shelter operations ended Sept. 18.

Cowboy Santas also provided toy-filled backpacks for children during the recent Hurricane Harvey Resource Fair sponsored by Community Action Partners.

The Cowboy Santas program distributes holiday toys, games and books to children from low-income households in Fort Worth and Tarrant County.

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