A New Jersey man spent this Black Friday putting together a great surprise for dozens of local families.
The man, identified only as Charlie K., told CBS 3 that he woke up Friday morning planning to shop for his son when a bright idea hit him. He went over to the Toys R Us store in the town of Cherry Hill, where he paid for orders that customers had put on layaway.
“We love the heartwarming acts of one secret Santa who visited Toys R Us Cherry Hill this morning - Charlie K. paid off more than 62 Layaway orders totaling approximately $10,780,” the spokeswoman told NJ.com.
On top of that, Charlie K. also purchased an additional $2,000 worth of toys for Toys for Tots, a charity run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve that brings Christmas gifts to children whose parents can’t afford them.
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article, citing local sources, stated that Charlie K. purchased 8,000 toys. This story has been updated to reflect that the number of individual toys is unclear.
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