Snapshot: Blue Santa Parade and TFLP

Greetings, all! I want to share a great event in which the San Antonio Toyota Family Literacy Program (TFLP) was involved.

The Blue Santa Parade and Community Event is held annually by the San Antonio police and about 35 community organizations, TFLP included. Blue Santa arrived by helicopter at the Miller’s Pond Community Center to the delight of children and families.

From there, Blue Santa traveled to the parade route to start the parade. Parents in the TFLP at Sky Harbor Elementary, Sun Valley Elementary and Bob Hope Elementary had spent long hours making gingerbread house decorations and assembling their float before the event. They marched with their children alongside the float in the neighborhood parade, past hundreds of thrilled, waving children, parents, neighbors and other eager onlookers.

Watch the video to see Santa arriving and some of the children participating in ballet folklórico. This was so much fun! Congratulations, San Antonio TFLP for a job well done!

— Sylvia Lieshoff