Date: Friday, Dec. 08, 2017 Time: (see below)
is a holiday retail store for all kids in our community, many of whom make this
shopping experience part of their holiday tradition. The proceeds from the store benefit the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, a safe
shelter for kids who are in crisis situations.
Santa Express operates during the holiday season
from November 24th
through December 23rd.
store is open to young shoppers between the ages of 4 and 12,
ranging in price from only $.50 to $8.00.
Santa Express Boutique: Over 950 Santa Elf volunteers are on hand to help children shop and
wrap their gifts while the grownups shop at the Santa Express Boutique
in the front of the store. The Boutique
is filled with specialty items perfect for stocking stuffers or gifts
family, friends or secret Santas.
have a wonderful selection of Christmas ornaments, gift wrap and other unique
items. The Boutique also has an assortment of gifts for Seahawk, Zag, WSU, EWU,
and U of W fans. Items include colorful hats and headbands, mittens, lanyards,
hot chocolate, jewelry, and much more.
Santa Express is located on
the second floor of River Park Square in downtown Spokane.
The store will be open the following hours:
Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
EXTENDED HOURS WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Nearly 4,000 adults and
kids shop at Santa Express which is celebrating 25 years. Since its inception in 1992, the store has
raised over $1,000,000 for the Crisis Nursery.
The success of this fundraising is due in part to the hundreds of
volunteers who give generously of their time and talent to make Santa Express a
magical wonderland for children of all ages.
The goals of Santa Express are to:
Raise funds to
support the services of Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.
Help teach children
about the joy of giving both to those they know and love
and to those who are
volunteers, shoppers, and the general public about the work of the Crisis
To volunteer, or for more
information on Santa Express,
visit our website at http://santaexpress.org/
For more information on
visit our website at http://www.vanessabehan.org/