Friends of Santa

To raise money for families in need East of The Cooper

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About Us

Who is Friends of Santa?

Friends of Santa is a special group of friends in the East Cooper area that enjoy coordinating efforts for supporting others during hard times.  Santa has always been known for his gift-giving abilities, and this particular group of friends enjoys replicating Santa’s acts of kindness on a local level.  Friends of Santa is a non-profit organization made up of people and local businesses that donate products, services and time.   We have no paid employees, as we are all volunteers.   Proceeds generated assist families in need in East Cooper.


For over 30 years, Friends of Santa has helped individuals and families in need in the East Cooper area.  We have assisted with food, shelter, clothing, household appliances, payment of utility bills, etc.  Mutliple local families are “adopted”  during the holiday season as well.   Since our early beginning, we have helped countless families and children, and our commitment to this great cause is stronger than ever.

How it Works

Donations are received from the community on a year-round basis from individuals, families, and local businesses.  We currently have two major fundraisers each year to also assist in generating proceeds and tangible gift-giving efforts for our local families. The annual “Christmas Party/Dance” occurs during the summer, and the Toy Drive event is held during the holiday season.  The “Christmas Party/Dance”  is our largest fundraiser and provides dynamic live musical entertainment, professional catering, and a silent auction.  Various sponsorship levels are offered and receive special recognition during the event. Proceeds received for this night of celebration are used throughout the year to help our local families.  The annual Toy Drive involves a fun evening of fellowship and gift-giving by attendees.  Toys are requested for children of all ages, and are used for distribution to the families we adopt during the holidays.  Monetary donations are also accepted for this event.

Friends of Santa Scholarship Fund

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Friends of Santa has also formed a college scholarship fund for area students based on merit and need.  Applications are submitted for consideration, reviewed by the FOS Board Members, and funds are awarded to various students.
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Helping families in need across the Lowcountry since 1980

Our Events

Friday – July, 27 2018
7:00 – 11:00 pm

Christmas in July


Sand Dunes Club
Sullivans Island, SC

 Sponsorship Available

Gold Sponsorship includes:

6 reservations included and table, listing on sponsor poster, recognition at celebration Party, 501-C Donation can tax deductible


Silver Sponsorship includes:

4 reservations included and recognition at celebration Party, 501-C Donation can tax deductible



Photos From Past Events

July 20th, 2011
August 6th, 2010
August 7th, 2009 Set 1
August 7th, 2009 Set 2
July 24th, 2008


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Contact Us

For more Information Write:
Friends Of Santa
P.O. Box 713
Isle of Palms, SC 29451