Secret Santa surprises single mom at work with $20,000 check - East Idaho News
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Secret Santa surprises single mom at work with $20,000 check

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Secret Santa is back and this Christmas is bigger than ever!

The team is busy helping a local man gift more than $500,000 this holiday season. A lot more. Secret Santa is a real person who wants to remain anonymous and hopes to help as many people as he can.

We will be surprising deserving people and families every day from now until Christmas with gifts unique to their circumstances.

Tifani is a single parent raising her son on her own since he was born. Her son was born with a serious heart condition that has made parenting more stressful and demanding for her.

Tifani completed cosmetology school while working and then enrolled in college to be a Certified Medical Assistant. She continued to work at a local medical practice to earn enough money for a home. She completed the CMA classes and bought a modest home for her and her son.

Tifani then enrolled at Idaho State University to earn a degree as a registered nurse. She did this while holding a full-time job and being active in her church. She is currently enrolled in the RN program and continues to work.

Tifani has also cared for two minor relatives in need and she is working to finish her basement so their family can have a little extra space.

Secret Santa asked the East Idaho News elves to surprise Tifani at work with a special gift. Watch the video above to see how it turned out!