Volunteers spread cheer at Ruth Sokolof, OPD holiday parties
Elizabeth Brayman-Wells, 8, of Omaha shops for gifts for her family with the help of Jessica Martinez, 15, right, and Kaya Miller, 14, behind them. Jessica and Kaya, who are Westside High School students, were among more than 200 volunteers at the Ruth Sokolof Christmas Party for visually impaired youngsters at the Westroads.
Posted: Sunday, December 8, 2013 12:00 am
The Christmas spirit of giving spread through the hallways of South High School and the Westroads Mall on Sunday as hundreds of volunteers turned out for two traditional Omaha events.
More than 200 volunteers from area high schools were on hand at the Westroads for the 53rd annual Ruth Sokolof Christmas Party for visually impaired youngsters. The volunteers escorted a record 153 children as they picked out gifts for their parents and siblings.
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Sunday, December 8, 2013 12:00 am.