Home > News

Sign up for Cowboy Santas distributions

Posted Oct. 5, 2017

holiday decorations in front of a builing entrance
New this year, families can make an appointment to visit the Cowboy Santas warehouse on North Main Street to register.

It’s just October, but it’s time to start thinking about Christmas and Cowboy Santas.

The Cowboy Santas program is a charitable organization that provides toys to children 12 and under from low-income Tarrant County families during the holiday season. Applications will be accepted through Dec. 2.

There are three ways to sign up, including a new mail-in option:

1. Register at a CAP Center

Register at these locations:

  • Andrew “Doc” Session Community Center, 201 S Sylvania Ave.
  • Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.
  • North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.
  • Northside Community Center, 1100 N.W. 18th St.
  • Southeast Arlington CAP Office, 1601 E. Lamar Blvd., Arlington.
  • Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale St.
  • Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Registration is available at these sites on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m.

2. Register at the Cowboy Santas warehouse

Families can register at the Cowboy Santas warehouse, 541 N. Main St., on Saturdays by appointment only. Call 817-392-5790 to set up an appointment. No walk-ins are allowed at this location.

3. Download and mail the application

New this year, families can download an application and mail it to Community Action Partners/Cowboy Santas, 4200 South Freeway, Suite 2325, Fort Worth, TX 76115.

Copies of these documents are required:

  • Proof of current Tarrant County address.
  • Proof of all household income for the past 30 days for occupants 18 years and older. This can include pay check stubs, Social Security benefits letters, disability letters, workers’ compensation or retirement benefits.
  • Picture identification of the applicant, who must be 18 or older.
  • Proof of age for children ages 12 and under, such as a birth certificate or immunization records.
  • Social Security cards for all household members (this is preferred, but not required.)

Get articles like this in your inbox weekly. Subscribe to City News

City News

Calendar

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting: 9 a.m. Oct. 23, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Building Standard Commission Meeting: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 23, 2017; Council Chamber, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Fort Worth Transportation Authority Commuter Rail Committee Working Session: 3:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 2017; 2nd Floor Community Room, Intermodal Transportation Center, 1001 Jones Street.
View the agenda »

Fort Worth Transportation Authority Planning, Operations & Marketing Committee Working Session: 4 p.m. Oct. 23, 2017; 2nd Floor Community Room, Intermodal Transportation Authority, 1001 Jones Street.
View the agenda »

Fort Worth Transportation Authority Finance & Audit Committee Working Session: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 2017; 2nd Floor Community Room, Intermodal Transportation Authority, 1001 Jones Street.
View the agenda »

2018 Bond Election Public Meeting City Wide: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 2017; Botanic Garden Lecture Hall, 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard.

Las Vegas Trail Revitalization Project Meeting: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 24, 2017; Birchman Baptist Church, 9100 N. Normandale St.

Fort Worth City Council and Appointed Officials Conversation About Race and Culture: 10 a.m. Oct. 24, 2017; Oak Hall, Deborah Beggs Moncrief Garden Center, 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard.
View the agenda »

Senior Spooky Social: 10 a.m. Oct. 24, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Audit Committee: 1 p.m. Oct. 24, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Fort Worth Housing Finance Corporation: 2 p.m. Oct. 24, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. Oct. 24, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Firefighters' and Police Officer' Civil Service Commission: 6 p.m. Oct. 24, 2017; Planning and Development Conference Room, Lower Level, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Oct. 24, 2017; City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Board of Directors of Metropolitan Area EMS Authority D/B/A MedsStar Mobile Healthcare: 10 a.m. Oct. 25, 2017; MedStar Mobile Healthcare, 2900 Alta Mere Dr.
View the agenda »

City Plan Commission Work Session: noon Oct. 25, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

City Plan Commission Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017; City Council Chambers. Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Capital Improvements Advisory Committee for Transportation Impact Fees: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017; City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Park & Recreation Advisory Board Work Session: 3 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 East Maddox.
View the agenda »

Park & Recreation Advisory Board Meeting: 4 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 East Maddox.
View the agenda »

Historic Preservation Ordinance Public Input Meeting: 6 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017; Thistle Hill, 1509 Pennsylvania Ave.

Diamond Hill Jarvis Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 NE 36th St.

Upper & Middle Village Creek Parallel Relief Main Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017; Souder Elementary School Cafeteria, 201 North Forest Hill Drive Everman.

Urban Design Commission Public Hearing: 10 a.m. Oct. 26, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Recycling Center Tour: 11 a.m. Oct. 26, 2017; Republic Services MRF, 6100 Elliott Reeder Road Fort Worth, TX 76117 .
Register for this event »

Monthly Informational Forum for Minority Business Enterprises: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 26, 2017; James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway.

Fort Worth Nature Center Trails and Treats: 5 p.m. Oct. 26, 2017; Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd..

Fall Festival: 6 p.m. Oct. 26, 2017; MLK Jr. Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.

Trunk or Treat for Halloween: 6 p.m. Oct. 26, 2017; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 McPherson Blvd.

Business Plan Competition Finale: 6 p.m. Oct. 26, 2017; Riley Center at Southwestern, 1701 W. Boyce Ave.
Register for this event »

Library Advisory Board Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 2017; Northside Branch Library, 601 Park Street.
View the agenda »

Fall Festival: 6 p.m. Oct. 27, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Fall Festival: 6 p.m. Oct. 27, 2017; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

Fall Festival: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27, 2017; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

View the full city calendar.