TUCKAHOE, N.Y. - Tuckahoe resident Anthony Faggianelli, 26, did not spend Saturday afternoon out with his friends or planning a weekend outing.
Instead he spent it with 40 kids jumping up and down with excitement and yelling his name with joy.
"It's Santa, Santa is here," chorused the kids.
This is the second year Faggianelli helped his Aunt Natailie and his cousin Natalia host the holiday party at the Eastchester Community Action Program in Tuckahoe.
"It makes me happy to see how happy they are," Faggianelli said. "I don't mind doing it all."
Faganielli said he lost his job a few months ago but remains grateful for the blessings he has in his life. " I am a lucky guy, and I want to give something to these kids, so that they can feel lucky like I do."
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