Crusader Community Health hosts third annual Donuts with Santa

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Rockford, Ill (WIFR) -- Instead of leaving cookies out for Santa Claus, pediatric patients at Crusader Community Health got to have donuts with him instead. The third annual Donuts with Santa brings kids and families together for holiday fun with the man in the red suit. Local organizations brought mittens, hats and toys for each child to help make their holidays merry and bright.
"Last year, a little family told me that they weren't going to have any Christmas, that this was Christmas,” said event organizer and pediatric nurse practitioner Debra Meyer, “and at that moment I felt very sad, but you know what, I feel great because this is an opportunity for them to come have a wonderful time and enjoy the holiday.”