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Anonymous Donor 'Pete' Makes His 41st Donation to Easterseals

The latest contribution by 'Pete' brings his giving grand total to $100,000 over the past 31 years.

Posted: Nov 30, 2021 9:27 AM
Updated: Nov 30, 2021 11:12 AM

Beloved and anonymous donor Pete made his 41st Secret Santa drop at Easterseals this week.

Staff at the Bellemeade Avenue headquarters received a call Monday telling them to hurry and look outside for the latest package.

They found a gift bag hanging on the fence, and inside, a light-up Christmas tree.

Tucked inside the ornaments, 30 tightly rolled $100 bills for a total of $3,000.

Since 1990 the donor has given more than $100,000 to the organization that serves adults and children with disabilities and their families. 

Pete stressed that his donation should be used to provide gifts to children with disabilities from disadvantaged families served by the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center and Easterseals Early Learning Center.

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