Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters held its annual Holiday Party at the San Luis Resort & Spa on Sunday.
BBBS Executive Director Cindy Schulz said that the United States Marine Corps Reserve was a major contributor to the success of the event. Listen: RealPlayer MP3
“They donated over 300 gifts for all of the kids in our program,” Schulz said. “Were it not for them, a lot of our kids would not have a Christmas or Christmas presents.”
“We love doing it and seeing the smiles on the underprivileged kids,” said Lance Corporal Bret Grigsby.
The children and their big brothers and sisters enjoyed a video featuring the program that was prepared by Darrell John, who is himself a “big”.