Santa’s workshop, generously donated by Obrecht Properties, LLC, is again located at 14550 York Rd., Sparks, MD, 21152, located 2.1 miles North of Hunt Valley Mall. From Shawan and York Rds – turn North on York Rd. Travel 2.1 miles, past a large water tower on right, and turn left into Western Run Center. The building 14550 York Rd. is on the left. Pull around back to the dock door marked ELF DOOR.
All wrapping shifts will take place at this location. In addition, all drivers should meet at this location on the morning of December 24th for deliveries. Driving shifts will be announced closer to delivery date.
We are fortunate to have all of the volunteers we need for this year. If you are interested in being added to our contact list, please fill our your information on our volunteer page .
Wrapping Weekend: December 14th & 15th
Volunteers who have already signed up should show up at the warehouse for their designated shift: December 14th or 15th, from 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm. You need not contact us for confirmation. Just don your elf finery and show up when you indicated you wanted to wrap. Please stay tuned here for any last minute changes due to weather. When you arrive at the warehouse, enter through the door marked ELF DOOR.
We have the gifts, wrapping paper, bows, tape and tags. We ask that you please bring your own scissors.
Turkey Cooking: December 19th-23rd
Volunteers who have already signed up to cook turkeys should receive an email from us with instructions. Turkeys will be available for pickup between 9am and 6pm starting December 19th, at the Wegmans of Hunt Valley. You will need to go behind the Sears’s store and down a small hill to the loading dock. There are stairs on the right side of the dock. Go up the stairs and into the door to the right. Someone will assist you. Please be sure to sign your turkeys in and out. Take a roasting pan for each turkey that you are cooking. Please cook the turkey in your own pan, drain it WELL and place it back in our pan provided. Wrap the turkey and the pan WELL with heavy aluminum foil. There are instructions how to cook the turkey when you pick them up. If you need help, call 410-790-6422 or 410-236-9326.
ALL TURKEYS MUST BE RETURNED BY 6:00 PM ON DECEMBER 23RD.
Driving – Making The Deliveries To The Families: December 24th
This is a great experience for the holidays especially for children who aren’t aware of how unfortunate so many other families and children are.