Secret Santa recruits Milwaukee bus drivers to give out thousands of dollars to passengers

Milwaukee — For passengers getting on the bus in Milwaukee recently, it felt like boarding a bus to crazy town. “I said what? This is a dream or something,” one passenger said. But it wasn’t a dream. The drivers were real elves working for the real Secret Santa. Secret Santa is an anonymous, wealthy businessman…

Santas run through Asbury Park for charity

More than 1,000 runners dressed as Santa Claus took to the streets of Asbury Park to raise money for a local food bank. The Asbury Park Santa Run was held Saturday morning. The 5K run will benefit the Red Bank-based charity LunchBreak. Source: Santas run through Asbury Park for charity | News 12 New Jersey

“Sensory-friendly Santa” helps children with autism and other special needs

A special event to help children with autism and other special needs. Children were able to connect with Santa this holiday season, with a Christmas experience of their very own. Parents and children gathered at Southridge Mall Sunday morning to take part in a sensory-friendly program. First Snowfall Of The Season Hits SE WisconsinThe event provided…

Girl with cancer has Christmas wish answered

A girl suffering from cancer had her Christmas wish answered, with help from Santa Claus and one local caring photographer. Like many 7-year-old kids around this time, Makaela went to see Santa.

Skiing Santas tackle the slopes in annual Maine charity

Whether he’s called Santa Claus, Father Christmas or Pere Noel, he had a slew of jolly, red-suited lookalikes hit the ski slopes on Sunday in Maine. About 180 Saint Nick wannabes participated in the fundraising event hosted by Sunday River that was not for the faint of heart: The group tackled more challenging terrain than…