The Liberty Hill Independent is a drop-off location for Williamson County Brown Santa, a non-profit organization that collects toys and monetary donations to help provide a Christmas celebration for Liberty Hill area families who otherwise might not have one. In 2012, Brown Santa provided gifts for approximately 550 families and 1,750 children. Each family received a gift card to purchase food for their Christmas dinner as well as a book, stuffed animal and toys for each child. The deadline to donate is Dec. 8. Drop off your donations at the newspaper office at 14251 W. SH 29, Suite B, Liberty Hill.