Operation Santa Claus makes stop in Rock Falls

Dylan Jablonski, 3, with mom Teresa and brother Daniel Galkowski, 14, accepts a candy cane from Santa Friday, Dec. 22, 2023 during a delivery for RFPD’s Operation Santa Claus.

Operation Santa Claus went into full swing Friday as Rock Falls police and fire delivered gifts to six families and 21 kids. Through the help of local community members, the program brought in nearly $7,000 to help bring gifts and household items to the families.

Alex Paschal

Alex T. Paschal

Photojournalist/columnist for Sauk Valley Media