Angeles Del Barrio Helps Thousands of Children have a Merry Chri

San Luis AZ

Angeles Del Barrio Helps Thousands of Children have a Merry Christmas

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Story By: Tim Lavigne, Meteorologist and Reporter

YUMA, Ariz. (13 on Your Side) - The 8th Annual Angeles Del Barrio Celebration took place Saturday at Joe Orduno Park in San Luis. Over 5000 Children received a gift from the organizers, Chicanos Por La Causa. There were also refreshments, food, and live entertainment for the families.

13 On Your Side, cause up with one of the children, David Ruiz who said he "had a lot of fun" at the event.

The event was designed to give children of underprivileged families a taste of holiday giving and the spirit of Christmas. 

Jose Castro, the Pastor of Ghesthmani Baptist Church, says "it's a great opportunity to help those that may not have the ability or money to have a good Christmas.

The Event also happened in Tuscon and Phoenix, helping an estimated 25000 children across the state.

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