Operation Christmas Cheer


Garden Center’s annual project provides holiday decorations to non-profit organizations and personal gift bags to underprivileged children, youth, men and women served by the organizations.

In addition to the suggested donations listed below, we also accept cash donations.

Donations can be dropped at Garden Center during regular business hours now through Friday, November 19.

Monetary donations can be sent to

San Antonio Garden Center
Operation Christmas Cheer
3310 N. New Braunfels
San Antonio, TX  78209

Jamie Whitfield is Operation Christmas Cheer Chairman.

More information:
(210) 824-9981

Volunteer Workshop Days
(Call for hours)
Sunday, November 28
Monday, November 29
Tuesday, November 30

Bring your crafting tools!

Donation Suggestions:

Rattles, teethers, light up and musical toys, baby mittens, socks, small blankets and stuffed animals.

Toddlers & Early School Ages:
Matchbox cars, small Lego kits, larger toys and car trucks, baby dolls, small stuffed animals, age-appropriate books, super-hero characters, coloring books and crayons and  musical instruments.

Art Supplies (all ages):
Playdough, slime, water beads, colored pencils, washable markers, art sets, craft kits.

“Pampering Bag” Items for Ladies:
Scented lotions, scented soaps, nail polish, manicure sets, lipsticks, bubble bath, scented body wash, socks

Men’s Grooming Aids:
Shaving razors, shampoo, socks, under garments, combs, brushes, manicure sets

Games (all ages):
UNO, Phase 10, playing cards, handheld games, Yahtzee; board games such as Monopoly, Operation, Candy Land, Clue, Scrabble.  Jigsaw puzzles