Valley's Santa Bob in need of sturdy sleigh - New York News

Valley's Santa Bob in need of sturdy sleigh

Posted: Updated:
PHOENIX -

Santa and his sleigh go together like the cookies and milk you leave out for the jolly old man on Christmas Eve.

But our very own "Santa Bob" here in the valley has hit a snag -- his sleigh won't get the job done to deliver toys this year to families in need and he needs your help.

He's the symbol of the Christmas season -- always jolly and always generous to kids in need of a little holiday cheer.

For all that hard work to help, especially those families who don't have the luxury of gifts, Santa Bob only asks for some simple sustenance.

"Big fat homemade chocolate chip cookies with macadamia nuts," says Santa Bob.

Not only has he helped more than 500 needy families celebrate the holiday season over the years, Santa Bob allows those with means to share in the magic as well, sponsoring families and spreading Christmas cheer together.

"The rewards are tremendous. You take a little boy or girl six years old and the only Santa they see is at the mall. Now here comes the real one from the North Pole but he has to drive a van."

But this year Santa Bob's sleigh has hit the skids -- the seasoned Dodge Caravan is in need of a Christmas miracle or else Santa Bob can't carry out the mission for which he feels he was destined.

"I am truly the one that's blessed. There's two things better than this, having a significant other and having your own children or grandchildren, but there's nothing better," he says.

If you can help him get back on his way he can get back to what he does best, and give to others to make magical Christmas wishes come true.

If you've got a vehicle to donate, if you've got a cash donation, or if you'd like to sponsor a family -- you can do a lot of good and help Santa Bob fulfill his mission.

He's just one man but he's always looking to recruit new elves this time of year and he really needs your help.

Contact Santa Bob: 480-235-5357
Santa.bobrpgrinnelljr5@gmail.com 

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Summit at City Hall on police-community relations

    Summit at City Hall on police-community relations

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:20:15 GMT
    Ways to improve the relationship between the NYPD and communities in New York City was at the center of a forum held Thursday at City Hall. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, Rev. Al Sharpton, city officials and community leaders attended the round-table. Accusations of police brutality and the death of a man under arrest for selling un-taxed cigarettes on Staten Island prompted the discussion.
    Ways to improve the relationship between the NYPD and communities in New York City was at the center of a forum held Thursday at City Hall. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, Rev. Al Sharpton, city officials and community leaders attended the round-table. Accusations of police brutality and the death of a man under arrest for selling un-taxed cigarettes on Staten Island prompted the discussion.
  • Workers trapped in trench collapse

    Workers trapped in trench collapse

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:19:38 GMT
    Two construction workers were rescued from a collapsed trench outside a home in Rye, N.Y. on Thursday.  Firefighters from across Westchester County responded to the scene at 15 Bradford Ave. at about noon.
    Two construction workers were rescued from a collapsed trench outside a home in Rye, N.Y. on Thursday.  Firefighters from across Westchester County responded to the scene at 15 Bradford Ave. at about noon.
  • Woman plunges to death over cliff in Catskills

    Woman plunges to death over cliff in Catskills

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:57:07 GMT
    New York State NewsNew York State News
    Authorities say a 23-year-old woman trying to take a picture by the edge of a cliff in the Catskill Mountains died after falling more than 150 feet.
    Authorities say a 23-year-old woman trying to take a picture by the edge of a cliff in the Catskill Mountains died after falling more than 150 feet.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices