Secret Santa surprises a single mother who needs a break (and a shirt for her son)
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EastIdahoNews.com is spreading Christmas cheer with the help of a Secret Santa who asked us to help him give away $250,000 this holiday season.
Nominations are being accepted until Christmas day for individuals and families truly in need. Every nomination is read, and Secret Santa decides how he can best help as many people as possible. The EastIdahoNews.com elves surprise the recipients and record many of their reactions. Some stories are too sensitive to share publicly, but we hope you feel the Christmas spirit as you watch and share these videos with your friends and family members.
We are no longer accepting submissions for Secret Santa 2018. Thank you for helping Secret Santa make this Christmas special for so many.
Heather Hazekamp is a single mother and friends say she is one of the most selfless, sweetest and kindest person around. She is always willing to serve and help people.
Earlier this year, her 15-year-old daughter started experiencing pains in her stomach and had a hard time eating or keeping anything down. She had to go through lots of tests to figure out what was wrong and doctors discovered she has polyps growing in her abdomen.
She has now had several surgeries to try and fix the problem but medical bills are piling up.
The other day Heather told a friend that she had been crying because her son doesn’t have a shirt for church that fits and she doesn’t have the money to go buy a new one.
Secret Santa decided to buy Heather’s son a new shirt and a whole lot more. Watch the video above to see how the surprise turned out.