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VIDEO: On the first day of Christmas, we lift Ashley’s spirits with a holiday surprise

Ashley has experienced heartbreaking loss in her family, but has remained strong and resilient in the face of tragedy

Our favourite time of the year is here! 

SooToday’s annual 12 Days of Christmas (plus a few extras, because it was just too tough to pick!) is back and bigger than ever in celebration of our 10th anniversary of the program.

We kicked off this year’s holiday surprises with a special delivery for Ashley.

Ashley is a loving mother who, despite facing significant tragedy, has remained strong, resilient and kind as she navigates life without the loved ones she’s lost.

A number of her friends and family members wrote to us sharing how deserving she is of some holiday joy during a particularly difficult year.

To show our community’s support for Ashley, we brought her and her children some special gifts in the hopes that it helps to make their holiday season a little brighter.

A big thank you to our anonymous sponsor, as well as Big Arrow, OC Beauty, One Stop Christmas Show and Searchmont Resort for helping make this Random Act of Kindness possible.

Next year marks our 11th year of 12 Days of Christmas Random Acts of Kindness surprises. Do you want to help us give back through this program next holiday season? Email us at [email protected].

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Riley Barsanti, Community Cares team

About the Author: Riley Barsanti, Community Cares team

Riley is a Communications Specialist and member of the Village Media Cares Team, whose mission is to create meaningful, long-lasting and positive change in the communities we serve.
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