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REPLAY: On the eighth day of Christmas, we surprise a brave young girl and her grandma

We deliver holiday cheer to Stella and Jackie, who have been navigating loss and health issues together

Stella is a young girl who has been battling cancer since she was just two years old. Her grandmother Jackie immediately put her life on hold to help with Stella’s care and out-of-town treatments.

Tragically, while they were away, Stella’s father (and Jackie’s son) passed away. 

The two have been on a heartbreaking journey together of loss, ongoing health issues, appointments and treatments for far too long. 

On today’s 12 Days of Christmas, we deliver a holiday surprise to brighten the season for Jackie and Stella.

A big thank you to our generous co-sponsors, an anonymous community member, Big Arrow Variety, Gas Bar & Chip Stand and One Stop Christmas Show, for making this Random Act of Kindness possible.

Next year marks our 12th year of 12 Days of Christmas Random Acts of Kindness surprises. Do you want to help us give back through this program? Email us at [email protected]

Go to to watch all of our Random Acts of Kindness videos. 

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Jasmyn Rowley, Community Cares team

About the Author: Jasmyn Rowley, Community Cares team

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