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Dayton Firefighters take a Dozen Families Christmas Shopping
TROTWOOD -- Christmas will be a little brighter this year for more than a dozen families in our area thanks to the Dayton Firefighters.
"Times have been a little rough this year," Nancy Bosman of Dayton said softly Wednesday night.
For Bosman, Wednesday's shopping trip is the difference between having a cart full of presents under the tree, or none at all.
"I have custody of two grandbabies and a grandniece," Bosman explained about who her toy selections were for. "We got turtles, WWE, and Hello Kitty."
Private donations worth $4,000 were divided among 13 families, 11 of which were escorted through Target on Wednesday night by Dayton's bravest.
"We get to see people at their worst with our jobs and this is our chance to see the best," Dayton Firefighter Merrit Colton said beaming. "To help them out and give back and spend extra time with them. This is what Christmas really is about."
And the budget isn't just for gifts. Parents and grandparents picked up clothes, school supplies and cleaning supplies.
Dayton's Kathy Teegarden says being included is a blessing.
"My fiancee lost his job three weeks ago and I go to school full-time so we just weren't ready for that," Teegarden explained.
This Christmas, her two boys will have gifts under the tree, thanks to the DFD.
"They're going to be so happy and I was so worried, but I just put my faith into God. I didn't know how he was going to come through, but he came through," Teegarden said.
Firefighters who shopped alongside the families say the event was about filling not just baskets, but hearts with joy.
"Make people happy and give people chances they don't normally get from day to day," Dayton Fire Lt. Greg Patterson said proudly.
The Fire Department's annual shopping trip has been going on for 15 years.
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