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A Lot Of Kids In My Poor Neighborhood Miss Out On Halloween Costumes. I Decided To Change That. I Handed Out Over 100 Today
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A Lot Of Kids In My Poor Neighborhood Miss Out On Halloween Costumes. I Decided To Change That. I Handed Out Over 100 Today

Living in one of the poorest counties in the state of Florida, USA, you see a lot of kids go without. Halloween costumes are something kids definitely shouldn’t miss out on.

Last year, I decided I wanted to change that. Today, I handed out over 100 kids’ costumes.

 

This pic is the embodiment of everything I set out to do. It was awesome to see the little faces light up knowing that they were going to have a Halloween

That look is priceless

This kid was probably my favorite meet and greet. He was so happy to meet the Spidey

It made everything totally worth it

One of my best friends Corey came as Deadpool to lend a hand

The turnout was way bigger than I expected. I wish I could have done more but I paid for almost half of what I had out of my own pocket and the rest came from donations

Unfortunately, I had to turn some kids away as we ran out of costumes within an hour

It felt amazing to give back to the community

Hopefully, next year we can do much more

If anyone would like to donate costumes, you can send them to 1000 Saint Johns Avenue Palatka FL 32177 or you can email me at jonathang541@gmail.com.

Thank you so much, any help will go a long way!

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Yvonne Bernal
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Jonathan Garcia you made this world a better, brighter, nicer place to be for a lot of children. May you be blessed in abundance, and may your compassion be contagious. It is wonderful to see someone give from the heart.

C.Marrero
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Let's hope that next year they get more coustumes for the kids since they ran out in ahour.

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Debra Malick
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

right now with halloween just recently passed you can get costumes super cheap if you care to donate. i was able to send 11 kids' costumes from party city's website for under $70.

SilverAndBlue
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Good on you for donating and I know the recipients of those costumes will love them

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Not_Alec
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow.... That is amazing. We really need more people like you on this world.

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Yvonne Bernal
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Jonathan Garcia you made this world a better, brighter, nicer place to be for a lot of children. May you be blessed in abundance, and may your compassion be contagious. It is wonderful to see someone give from the heart.

C.Marrero
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Let's hope that next year they get more coustumes for the kids since they ran out in ahour.

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Debra Malick
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

right now with halloween just recently passed you can get costumes super cheap if you care to donate. i was able to send 11 kids' costumes from party city's website for under $70.

SilverAndBlue
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Good on you for donating and I know the recipients of those costumes will love them

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Not_Alec
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow.... That is amazing. We really need more people like you on this world.

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