Santa’s Helpers 2014
In December of 2014, the MSJ family participated in the 12th annual Santa’s Helpers Picnic. The event is organized by a group of friends and their families to make Christmas brighter for local families in need. This past year, thanks to the generosity of Santa’s Helpers, 28 families with 64 children were able to participate. In addition to toys and clothes for each child, the families also received a $150 gift card for groceries. Picnic attendees enjoyed jumping in a bounce house, having their faces painted, and watching a performance by The Darlings of Palm Springs North Elementary. Best of all, each child had a chance to meet Santa.
Santa’s Helpers were able to fulfill several Christmas wishes in 2014, including new laptops, computers, tablets, bicycles, Christmas trees, and tickets to Santa’s Enchanted Forest.