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Lt. governor to give gifts to seniors, grandparents picking up Angel Tree toys in Anderson

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Kevin Bryant (right) gives out an Angel Tree gift (FOX Carolina/ December 19, 2017) Kevin Bryant (right) gives out an Angel Tree gift (FOX Carolina/ December 19, 2017)
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South Carolina’s lieutenant governor will help spread some holiday cheer to children and seniors in need during the Angel Tree and Silver Bells gift distribution in Anderson, according to the Salvation Army.

Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant will be assisting in the gift distribution Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the former unemployment office located at 309 West Whitner Street.

“The Salvation Army said gifts for1,400 children will be distributed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Officials also said they have seen a growing amount of grandparents and seniors as primary caregivers for children and launched the 'Silver Bells' program alongside the traditional Angel Tree program.

Bryant will be there to surprise grandparents with a stocking and gift card of their own.

“These Seniors, many on a fixed income, often struggle to take care for their own needs; so this Christmas, The Salvation Army is stepping up to make sure they are not forgotten angels,” the Salvation Army stated in a news release.

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