He thought he was helping a Secret Santa. Instead he was surprised with a much-needed gift. - East Idaho News
Secret Santa

He thought he was helping a Secret Santa. Instead he was surprised with a much-needed gift.

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The EastIdahoNews.com team is busy helping a local Secret Santa give $1 million to deserving people in eastern Idaho this holiday season.

Kent, aka “The Donut Hole Man,” makes sure that hundreds of people in our community get a ‘Happy Birthday’ phone call and if you are lucky, donut holes. He makes sure that the widows in his ward and neighborhood get roses on Valentine’s Day.

Kent volunteers at the Ririe Community Center every week helping feed the veterans and the elderly. If his neighbors are in need or struggling, he is right there to give a helping hand with a hug and a smile and whatever help they need. If he is not helping others, he is not complete.

Kent helps in the care of his elderly mother in law – all while battling his own health issues. He selflessly does all of this. He enjoys buying local and helping out the community. He truly loves Idaho and anyone he meets. There is no stranger in his life, he won’t allow it. A helping hand, advice, a listening ear, a donut hole, or just a hello and a smile – that is Kent.

Secret Santa asked the East Idaho News to give Kent an early Christmas gift. We set up a unique surprise to share the present! Watch the video in the player above.

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