Macy's Herald Square to welcome children from NYC Department of Homeless Services shelters for the 66th annual Operation Happy Children

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

November 17, 2016

Contact: Lauren Gray (lgray@dhs.nyc.gov, 917-790-3890)

 

MACY'S HERALD SQUARE TO WELCOME CHILDREN FROM NYC DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESS SERVICES SHELTERS FOR 66TH ANNUAL OPERATION HAPPY CHILDREN

WHO: Santa Claus and Macy's Herald Square join forces once again to bring a little Christmas magic to some of New York City's most deserving youth. In a true showing of holiday spirit, Santa Claus welcomes over 300 children from all five boroughs to Macy's Santaland for the 66th annual Operation Happy Children.

WHAT: All children will enjoy breakfast provided by Au Bon Pain and a traditional sing along to holiday music spun by DJ Blaze. Santa’s Elves and Mrs. Claus will visit the café and each child will have the opportunity to experience Macy’s Santaland. The guided tour will conclude with a meet and greet with Santa Claus who will present each child with a special gift.

MORE: Macy's Herald Square presents Operation Happy Children in partnership with the Department of Homeless Services and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation as a gift to the children of New York City.

WHEN & WHERE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH FROM 8AM - 10AM, Macy's Herald Square, 151 West 34th Street

*Please enter via 7th Avenue and 35th Street Customer Entrance.

CONTACT: Macy’s Media Relations: Emily Hawkins (Emily.Hawkins@macys.com, 646-429-7458), Jenna Butala (Jenna.Butala@macys.com, 646-429-5204)

NYC Department of Homeless Services: Lauren Gray (lgray@dhs.nyc.gov, 917-790-3890)

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