Apply for Assistance

Please read the 2022 Holiday Program Instructions for this years’ application process.

                                     Information about receiving assistance from Santee Santas for the Holiday

Santee Santas provides assistance for the Holiday Season. delivering food for a holiday meal for families and toys for children under 18 years of age. This assistance is available to low income families who live in the City of Santee or one of the neighboring areas that is located within the boundaries of attendance for Santee School District. There is an income schedule on the application to check if your family qualifies.

Applications are available online, at all Santee schools (during school hours), the Santee Library, and the drop off & pick up times listed below.

The 2022 Application is for requesting assistance from the Santee Santas Foundation for the 2022 Annual Holiday Food and Toy Program.

Applications are available beginning October 15, 2022 and will be accepted up through December 5, 2022.  Applications will not be accepted after December 5, 2022.  Applications may be submitted in person at one of our pick up & drop off dates (see below), or may be mailed to our PO Box:

Santee Santas
PO Box 710033
Santee, CA 92072

Applications will not be accepted online or by email.

This year, volunteers will deliver your food and toy packages on Delivery Day,
December 22, 2022, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Please carefully read the 2022 Holiday Program Instructions for this years’ application process that is included with the application to avoid delay or  interruption in processing your application.

It is very important that each section of the application be answered as completely and accurately as possible and that photocopies of all required documentation be included for your application to be considered.  DO NOT INCLUDE ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS AND DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.

The Application is provided online as a fillable form and your information may be typed into the spaces before printing. Please be sure to SAVE your document before you print it out. Once the document is printed, be sure to sign both places indicated on pages 2 & 3, then submit your application to Santee Santas as directed below.

Applications must be received or postmarked on or before December 5, 2022

CLICK HERE to access the 2022 Application and Instructions

All 3 pages must be completed, printed out, signed where indicated on pages 2 & 3, and submitted to Santee Santa as directed below.

Completed applications may be dropped off at the pick-up/drop-off dates listed below or mailed to Santee Santas at the address below or

Mail to: Santee Santas

PO Box 710033

Santee, CA 92072-0033

Pick up/Drop off Dates (All dates are at Rio Seco School)

Thursday, November 10, 2022 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.

Saturday, November 19, 2022 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon

Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.

Rio Seco School is located at 9545 Cuyamaca St, Santee, CA 92071

If you have any questions or if you have submitted an application and have not received a response from us by December 10th please contact us at or by phone at 619-258-5947 (leave a message).

CLICK HERE to access the 2022 Application and Instructions 

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