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Dozens of homeless children’s holiday gifts paid for in South Bay

Posted at 11:30 PM, Dec 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-20 02:30:00-05

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - Neighbors in Chula Vista are making the holidays a little easier for the less fortunate.

More than 60 homeless children and families had their holiday gifts paid for by a group fundraiser.

Making San Diego Smile’ formed at the end of November and was able to escort each child on a $100 Walmart shopping spree Wednesday night.

“It just brings joy to my heart to know in such a short time we were able to bless so many children,” said Tony Castro, one of the organizers behind 'Making San Diego Smile.'

The group says the fundraiser will be much larger next year after knowing the the popularity of it in just a few weeks.