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Save Santa's Christmas (broken hip)

$1,540 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 34 people in 3 months
After 40+ years of delighting children with his holiday magic, and listening intently to their Christmas wishes, professional Santa Claus, Gerard Dietrich’s Christmas is in jeopardy.

On Sunday, November 5th Gerard accidentally fell and broke his hip, specifically his femur just below the ball joint. On Tuesday, November 7th he had a successful operation to mend his broken hip which included inserting a metal rod into the bone and securing it with screws and wire.

All though Santa is on the road to recovery, it will take an estimated 12 weeks before he will be able to walk, let alone ride a sleigh. This means he will miss his main season of employment, which he and Mrs. Claus (my Mom) rely on. Without their supplemental Christmas income, it could be a very long winter for Mr. and Mrs. Claus; two kind hearted people who have brought joy to thousands of children.

The money collected will go to supplementing their lost income to cover basic bills, insurance, rent, etc. and any additional medical expenses.  This time of year Santa should be focused on making children’s holiday wishes come true, not how he will pay the rent.

If all goes’ well he will be able to walk Mrs. Claus to their date on Valentines. But that depends on the generosity of all of you. We ask that this Christmas season, one of generosity and good will, that you donate to a man who has dedicated his life to putting smiles on children’s faces, and keeping the magic of Christmas alive.

Here’s your chance to be a HERO to Santa!
Give generously!

With heartfelt gratitude <3
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First off, thank you so much to those who have supported my father's Go Fund Me campaign, it is really helping my parents through this rough physical and financial time. All the love has definitely raised his spirits.

Unfortunately my father's road to recovery will be much longer then anticipated. Because of his age, physical condition, and an infection in his wound, it is not expected he will be walking before February (at the earliest).

We are just over quarter way to our goal and still need your help. We ask that if you can, kindly donate, and please share this campaign via your social media; together we can save Santa's Christmas!
On the lengthy road to recovery
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Sidelined Santa makes headlines. Click link and read his article in The Record: https://www.therecord.com/news-story/7927475--magical-santa-on-the-mend-after-breaking-hip/
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$1,540 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 34 people in 3 months
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Pamela Braza
2 months ago
SB
$20
Suzanne Bernier
2 months ago
$100
Anonymous
3 months ago
$100
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3 months ago
$100
Anonymous
3 months ago
$25
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3 months ago
DH
$10
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3 months ago
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3 months ago
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