There is one week remaining to donate to Operation Santa Claus and make the Christmas season a little brighter for Arizona children in need.
U-Haul has upped its stake in Sanderson Ford’s annual charity event in 2022, serving as title sponsor of Operation Santa Claus while making 13 Company locations around the Valley available to accept gifted items.
These drop-off locations include 12 U-Haul stores and the Shoen Family Conference & Fitness Center at U-Haul International headquarters in Midtown Phoenix. (Locations listed below.)
During store hours through Dec. 19, you can give a new unwrapped toy; new children’s clothing item; packaged food item; or a monetary donation at any of these U-Haul sites, ABC15, Sanderson Ford or Sanderson Lincoln.
Give and Win a Truck
You can also visit givetotheclaus.com and make a minimum $5 donation through Paypal. For every $5 donated, you have the chance to win a new F-150 Super Crew truck or Lincoln Corsair. Fifteen finalists will win a $100 Visa gift card and a key. The finalist with the key that starts the truck will win the grand prize. Three finalists are drawn weekly on ABC15.
U-Haul, headquartered in Phoenix since 1967, has been a longtime business partner and close friend of Sanderson Ford for decades. As the industry leader in DIY moving and self-storage, U-Haul is pleased to once again accept a major role in helping this cause benefiting local families become a holiday success.
“Operation Santa Claus has grown into a huge success over the past 22 years, but we haven’t done it on our own,” said David Kimmerle, President of Sanderson Ford and Sanderson Lincoln. “It takes the whole community and strong partners like U-Haul to make it happen. We are proud to have them as the title sponsor of Operation Santa Claus and as the official drop-off location.
“U-Haul is also essential in providing the trucks for transporting the thousands upon thousands of donations to our charities. We could not get the donations to the families in need without their help!”
U-Haul Drop-Off Locations
Shoen Family Conference & Fitness Center (next to U-Haul Headquarters)
45 E. Roanoke Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (closed weekends)
Business hours for all U-Haul stores below:
Monday–Thursday: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
U-Haul Moving and Storage at 67th and Bell
6544 W. Bell Road
Glendale, AZ 85308
U-Haul Moving and Storage of Sun City West
13420 W. Bell Road, Ste. 100
Surprise, AZ 85378
U-Haul Moving and Storage of Anthem Way
42301 N. 41st Drive
Anthem, AZ 85086
U-Haul Moving and Storage of Laveen
4410 W. Southern Ave.
Laveen, AZ 85339
U-Haul Moving and Storage of Apache Station
2340 E. Apache Blvd.
Tempe, AZ 85281
U-Haul Moving and Storage at Gilbert Heritage District
1230 N. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234
U-Haul Moving and Storage of Lehi
219 E. McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ 85201
U-Haul Moving and Storage of Fountain Hills
9264 Technology Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
U-Haul Moving and Storage at Cave Creek
20618 N. Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, AZ 85024
U-Haul Moving and Storage of Litchfield Park
16835 W. Northern Ave.
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
U-Haul Moving and Storage of Power Ranch
S. Power Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
U-Haul Moving and Storage of Ahwatukee
4229 E. Chandler Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85048