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Saint Vincent DePaul hosts Santa's Shop; allows parents to pick up free gifts for children

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"There's such a spirit of generosity and compassion here in the spirit of Christmas and they are here because they care," said Linda Romaine, director of communications for Saint Vincent DePaul, about the 200 volunteers that helped. "There's such a spirit of generosity and compassion here in the spirit of Christmas and they are here because they care," said Linda Romaine, director of communications for Saint Vincent DePaul, about the 200 volunteers that helped.
Each parent is prescreened and can shop in different categories from dolls, to games and toys. Each parent is prescreened and can shop in different categories from dolls, to games and toys.
Santa's Shop will serve more than 1,000 children from infants to adolescents. Santa's Shop will serve more than 1,000 children from infants to adolescents.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Saint Vincent DePaul is one charity that gives back the community 365 days a year, but definitely feels the need for their services increase during the holiday season.

On Sunday the charity opened its annual Santa's Shop program on Jackson Street. The shop gives parents a chance to pick up free, donated gifts for their children. Each parent is prescreened and can shop in different categories from dolls, to games and toys.

"There's such a spirit of generosity and compassion here in the spirit of Christmas and they are here because they care," said Linda Romaine, director of communications for Saint Vincent DePaul, about the 200 volunteers that helped.

Santa's Shop will serve more than 1,000 children from infants to adolescents.

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