Make Christmas special for a little one this holiday season

November 27, 2015

South Walton Fire District hosting Caring and Sharing Angel Tree

angeltreeSouth Walton Fire District is once again sponsoring the Caring and Sharing Angel Tree.

Each holiday season the “Angel Tree” is filled with names of children throughout Walton County that otherwise may not receive Christmas gifts without your assistance.

“Angels” will be available for selection beginning Fri., November 6, 2015 from 9:00 a.m-4:00 p.m. at Station 3/Headquarters, 911 North County Highway 393, Santa Rosa Beach. Gifts may be returned to Station 3/Headquarters no later than Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

Please reach into your heart and choose your own special child or family to help make their Christmas wishes come true.

For more information or to schedule a special time to select an angel name, please contact Robbie Lund, Administrative Assistant at Station 3/Headquarters, 850-267-1298, via email at or visit their website at

Community Christmas Santa Patrol in north and south Walton

More than 500 children in our community are in need this holiday season. With Christmas right around the corner the Walton County Sheriff’s Office and the DeFuniak Springs Fire Department are proud to partner with Matrix Community Outreach Center for “Community Christmas” Santa Patrol.

WCSO is asking anyone who is willing to participate to purchase random gifts at your leisure and simply drop them off. We are in need of gifts from ages 0 – 15 in their original packages. Montary donations can also be made.  Our community volunteers will help to make sure that your gift is given to an appropriate aged child.

Drop-off locations include: Aaron’s Hardware, DeFuniak Springs, Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union, Santa Rosa Beach, DeFuniak Springs Fire Department, Matrix Community Outreach Center, Trustmark Bank, DeFuniak Springs, Triangle Chevrolet, DeFuniak Springs, Walton County Sheriff’s Office DeFuniak Springs, Santa Rosa Beach, Freeport Substations.