LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Instead of shopping on Black Friday, volunteers spent the day packing gift bag bags for hundreds of people in nursing homes. The volunteers are part Opal's Dream Foundation.
Founder Jerry Stith said they spend all year putting together these gift bags and deliver them to a senior who might not otherwise get a visit from Santa.
“Really, when you give these presents to these men and women, it's not necessarily what they get, it's the fact that they are getting something. And they will go through the bag and they might pull out a wallet, they might pull out a scarf or they might pull out a toothbrush, you know. it’s the fact that they are getting something and that's what’s so important,” Stith said.
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