Santa Ride To Benefit Children’s Inn Hits Bethesda Wednesday
Santa and members of his police escort will make their annual ride through Bethesda on Wednesday.
Montgomery County Police motor officers will lead a motorcycle-riding Santa through the county, to Woodmont Triangle and finally to the Children’s Inn at NIH to deliver gift bags to children who live there.
The Santa Ride will start at 10 a.m. in Germantown before stopping at a number of places including police headquarters in Gaithersburg, the Mamma Lucia in Rockville for lunch, Olney and Silver Spring.
As is tradition, the motorcade will make its next-to-last stop in Veterans Park at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues. Santa and his motorcycle motorcade are expected to stop by at around 5 p.m.
The group will then head back up Old Georgetown Road to the Children’s Inn, where they will distribute the gift bags and hang out with children undergoing treatment at NIH.
All six police districts, area businesses and residents have purchased gift cards from stores for the gift bags.
“These gift cards will assist families in purchasing food and supplies during their stay at The Children’s Inn at NIH. The funds also provide gifts for the children staying at The Children’s Inn at NIH while receiving treatment at NIH,” police said.
To provide a financial donation online, visit The Children’s Inn at NIH website.