We’ve put together a list of inspiring holiday headlines to spread joy and cheer! If you missed last week’s uplifting news, here it is!
- A family whose Christmas inflatables were stolen gets a big dose of holiday spirit. Joining the elves in helping Michael’s Christmas wish come true was Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno and several of his deputies, who also dropped off new inflatables for the boy to enjoy.
- WWII veteran makes hundreds of wooden toys to give away each year. And for 94-year-old Ed Higinbotham, dubbed the “Fayette Santa”, this year is no different.
- Chicago girl raises $22,000 for Children’s Hospital with friendship bracelets. Hayley Orlinsky, 7, has sold some 9,000 bracelets to raise money for Covid-19 equipment at the hospital that cared for her as an infant.
- Children design Christmas lights to brighten up Scottish town this winter. Pictures of the lights drew praise from around the world. A Tweet showing the lights racked up over 140,000 likes!
It doesn’t stop here! Keep scrolling for more Holiday Cheer!
- Girl writes a letter to Santa asking to see her friend again … it worked. When 7-year-old Annalisse Hocking recently sat down to write her annual “Dear Santa” letter, it wasn’t toys or games she put at the top of her Christmas wish list.
- Pennsylvania man buys 30 Christmas trees for families in need. Jeff Graham of York, PA, pulled up to the nearby McPherson’s Tree Farm in a flatbed truck and asked for 30 Christmas trees – a request that cost $1,100.
- Watch this grandmother working at McDonald’s get an unforgettable surprise from a Secret Santa. When Idaho’s Secret Santa heard about this couple’s situation, he knew just the Christmas gifts to surprise them with.
- The world’s 3rd-largest grocery chain eliminates over 20 million single-use plastic wrappings from its Christmas products line. Tesco has also stopped using glitter for all single-use products and packaging. Wrapping paper, gift bags, cards, and more are all now glitter-free and widely recyclable.
Thanks for reading our Holiday Headlines. Have a wonderful holiday season from all of us here at Blue Door 😊.