Organizations bring Christmas to Brownsville Children

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It’s the season of giving and organizations throughout the Rio Grande Valley continue to come together to give back. Especially to our kids.

In Brownsville, students with special needs are getting their first Christmas presents. The children at Martin Elementary School received a special visit from Santa, the Alhambras, Driscoll Children’s Hospital, and the Cameron County Children’s Department. They have come together for the fifth year in a row to make sure more than 600 special needs children have a gift this Christmas.

Sergio Zarate, Grand Commander-Order of Alhambra, “They’re not going to wait in line for a toy somewhere so we need to come to them and make sure that they have a toy this Christmas season and it warms our heart. I have a little girl with special needs and she’s the one who inspires me to have started this project five years ago.”

Dr. Esperanza Zendejas, BISD Superintendent, “I want to thank the community for being so generous towards our school district and towards the children of BISD.”

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