My goal as a Santa is to create a personal experience for you that will exemplify a quality appearance with very memorable results!
Credits: and ongoing education seminars with being a graduate of:
IUSC (International University of Santa Claus)
SATBOBS (Santa and the business of being Santa)
Charles W. Howard (Oldest~Ever) Santa School Midland, MI.
Member: Santa Claus Conservatory
IBRBS (International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santa’s)
FORBS Member (Fraternal Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santa’s)
The Santa Voice on “Tis’ the Season” Holiday Network
Current Liability Insurance and background check on file.
International Santa Claus Hall of Fame – December 2021
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Santa Cortney and the Spirit of Christmas
My mission is to completely personify the spirit of Father Christmas in all aspects. Christmas is a time to celebrate with family, friends and loved ones in an expression of appreciation and gratitude for those people we cherish most.
Although earnings are offered many times for charitable gathering occasions, Santa Cortney will donate these earnings right back into the charity’s coffers. The Spirit of the experience oftentimes is much more valuable than the financial compensation offered.
As a non-profit Santa, all my earnings from hired appearances are donated to charities to aid with childhood cancer research, treatment of illnesses, after-school programs, and families in need.
More than a decade ago we began a community effort to give back each Christmas through a project we call “Project Redsled.”
Our goal each Christmas season is to help provide a welcoming Christmas for families in need.
We partner with churches and licensed charitable organizations to identify families and provide them with our resources for assistance.
In addition to providing monetary assistance, our helpful donations come to us in many other forms; paying utility bills, gasoline cards, food baskets, grocery cards, assistance with obtaining medical supplies, cleaning supplies and services, vehicle repairs, and family fun experiences, such as tickets to Disneyland!
There have been so many generous volunteers who have contributed to our organization as a way of giving back and providing a wonderful “Santa Experience.”
One year we helped a disabled boy with the purchase of a vehicle that could accommodate him. Another year we were blessed to be able to pay off the heating bill for a struggling single mom. Our efforts might not be glamorous but we help fill the gaps when the good work of local charities need a little boost.
Almost always these efforts are focused in communities where our members live.
We accept donations of any size and 100% are allocated for the cause!
We usually know of or hear about needs from local communities. In fact, we prefer to handle it that way because it gives us someone local to interface with clergy or other support personnel. We ALWAYS have a sponsoring organization to work through.
We appreciate your consideration and contributions to the cause!
Santa Cortney works with many Charities and Children’s Organizations in your area!
Tens of thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters advance the Make-A-Wish®vision to grant the wish of every child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. In the United States and its territories, on average, a wish is granted every 34 minutes. We believe a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us and inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.
Jade Love Kids
Helping kids from 2-18 develop in their vocabulary and fluency and help them comprehend where they need to apply their learning needs. Jade Love Kids Foundation also works with kids with disabilities to improve their skills so they can overcome an still be successful in life, no matter what condition they’re in.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 non-profit medical facilities across North America. Children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patient’s ability to pay.
Santa Cortney is available for appearances at your charity or special event!
Santa Cortney was great!
Robert September 25, 2017
Santa Cortney was great, he showed up on time ready to go. He was great with our little ones and had phenomenal patience and engagement. Thank you again Santa Cortney.
Santa Cortney is the Best
Sally P. July 5, 2017
What a GREAT way to start our Fourth of July Holiday in Hermosa Beach!! One of our very friendly police officers driving by was really fascinated by the wonder of Santa Cortneys "Look"; so we took this photo and a couple others to share with all! This Festive Red, White and Blue Santa shared Goodwill, Joy and Happiness to all, and reminded everyone to be Safe on this Celebration Holiday. To "Share the Love for America and to Love one another." We had a GREAT gathering and received waaay more than we paid for in the quality from the handsome gentleman and by the way, it was worth every penny we spent for this experience! This Holiday Santa brought many smiles to many people! Thank you Santa Cortney!! You made our event and everyone's day. Thank you Gig Salad for making the hunt for the PERFECT Santa an easy one.
We Were All Completely Mesmerized!
Cynthia E. January 9, 2017
Santa Cortney was soooo convincing that ALL thought for a moment that he was the REAL deal! The Face, the Voice, the Christmas Energy! We were all dumbfounded at his entrance coming down the hallway and it was so awesome that our hospital girl started to cry.
Erik B. March 16, 2017
This "Bloke" was the most amazingly Irish-sounding and Irish-looking character I have ever seen! Whether he's St. Nick or St. Patrick, Cortney will make your event feel authentic! My wife was thrilled at the present and especially by the way it was presented and brought to her! He made her feel so special
Thank you for recommending "Red Sled Santa Cortney"
Loved Santa Cortney
Stella S. February 14, 2018
Santa Cortney went above and beyond for my sons Christmas themed birthday party.
He told stories to about 25 kids and answered their many toddler questions, and took lots of pictures with everyone. Couldn’t have asked for a more perfect Santa! - we will definitely be spreading the word and hiring again.
Amazing Red Sled Santa!
Yvonne H. January 18, 2018
I am growing my seasonal photography portfolio and was very impressed with the pictorial results I obtained with "Santa Cortney." He brought along his "Victorian look" clothes (a very nice gesture and more authentic than I had available) and the resulting photogenic captures gave me more picture choices than I could have ever hoped for. "Santa Cortney" is a most admirable professional and it was one of the more enjoyable sessions I have ever had with such a photogenic model. Thank you so much!
Santa O'Grady was Amazing!!!
Laurie L. July 15, 2017
We just returned from a magical trip to Ireland. My husband presented me with our tickets with an amazing surprise..... Santa O'Grady. I was so magically surprised and Santa O'Grady made the evening so much fun. He was our personal Irish Pot of Gold. What a wonderful beginning to new adventure. Go raibh maith agat! (In Irish: that’s a BIG GREEN Thank-You!”)
He is the REAL Santa!
Kari B. December 15, 2017
Santa Cortney was seriously the most realistic, never broke character Santa I've ever seen! He was the big surprise for our staff holiday party and was a GIANT hit! Highly Recommend Santa Cortney!
Need a Santa? Santa Cortney is Your Guy!!!
Mikey H. December 7, 2017
Santa Cortney helped us bring the holiday cheer to the East LA Parade!!! He was so joyful, he made everyone happy that day from the staff to the crowds watching the parade. He wasn't just a man in a suit; Santa Cortney brought his own creative holiday touches and spirit to the Christmas parade. Everyone was very impressed with his overall performance and we hope to work with him in the future for any of our holiday events.
Thank you so much Santa Cortney!! Happy Holidays!!!!
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