Santa's makes special stop for blind, visually impaired children at Tampa's Lions Eye Institute

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Santa and Mrs. Claus makes special visit to blind and visually impaired children at the Lions Eye Institute in Tampa.

 


 


Tampa, Florida-- Santa paid a special visit to some young students.

Nearly 100 children who are blind or visually impaired got into the Christmas holiday spirit Friday as they met Saint Nick and opened presents.

The gifts were specially selected for the children by the Lions Eye Institute to meet their needs. The children also had fun with some festive arts and crafts.

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Want to help make a child's holiday brighter? Stop by 10 News on Gandy Blvd. and drop off new, unwrapped toys for 10 News' Toy Box. We're collecting now until Dec. 20. Toys collected will be donated to the #StPete YMCA Neighbor to Neighbor Program.

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