Project Santa (Gift, Inc.) is a non-profit organization that works with the Monterey County Social Services in collecting Christmas gifts for hundreds of kids in foster care. Dyane Tori, is our Project Santa Chief and there are four other retired volunteers that work to collect all the gifts.

We have Christmas ornaments available to adopt a child. The ornament will list the child’s name/age and it lists their gift wishes for Christmas this year. Please text Dyane Tori on her cell phone 831-594-2051 and she can assist you in picking out an ornament. If you have any questions or would like to make a gift or cash donation please contact Dyane directly. For more information, visit our website,

2018 Project Santa Wish List - These are gifts that will help supplement children entering foster care closer to Christmas:

  • Lego Sets

  • Frozen Theme Items

  • Higher Count Puzzle Sets

  • Books in Spanish and English

  • Activity Books- 1, 2, 3, 4

  • Barbie Doll Clothing Sets

  • Gift Cards- Target/Walmart/ITunes

  • Arts & Crafts Gift Kits

  • Teen Toiletries

  • Men’s Toiletries

Please no red or blue clothing.

2018 Project Santa Sponsor Locations:

Monday, December 10th in Salinas at The Car Lot - 301 N. Main Street, Salinas, CA 93901

Tuesday, December 11th in Salinas at Northridge Mall - 796 Northridge Shopping Center, Salinas, CA 93906

Wednesday, December 12th in Carmel at River House Books in the Crossroads - 208 Crossroads Boulevard, Carmel, CA 93923

Thursday, December 13th Salinas at Allstate- 1820 N. Main Street, Salinas, CA 93906

Friday, December 14th in Salinas at Mike’s Auto Sales - 366 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA 93901

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