PARADISE, Calif. (KGTV) -- More than a month after that Camp Fire, devastation is still visible in all directions throughout the town of Paradise.
The Spirit of Liberty Foundation flew up from Carlsbad with Santa to help people forget for just a moment.
Spreading smiles with gifts. For some at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds turned Red Cross shelter, the event was enough to bring them to tears.
Half an hour away at the Pine Ridge Elementary School, young men in the California Conservation Corps handed out hats donated by the NFL.
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office also joined in, handing out ornaments from the White House, more stuffed animals from the San Diego Zoo, gift cards and more.
Helping start new family traditions to replace those lost in the fire.