Santa showers $100 bills: Secret Santa, a Wealthy Missouri Man (Video)

By on Nov 30, 2012 in Amazing, Holidays, United States, World Comments
Secret Santa Showers $100 bills

Santa showers $100 bills in NJ, NY
Image Credit: AP Photo/Rich Schultz

Santa showers $100 bills on Thursday, November 29, 2012 in several US states recently affected by Superstorm Sandy. The anonymous Santa is reportedly a rich businessman from Kansas City, Missouri.

Reports say that Santa plans to give away $100,000 during the holiday season. He started giving away thousands of $100 bills in New Jersey and New York on Thursday.

According to Santa, “The money is not the point at all. It’s about the random acts of kindness. I’m just setting an example, and if 10 percent of the people who see me emulate what I’m doing, anybody can be a Secret Santa!”

The secret Santa reportedly showers crisp $100 bills with a police motorcade that “took him across the borough, passing a church ripped from its foundations and homes surrounded by debris.”

Santa reportedly find time interviewing 72-year-old Carol Hefty. He asked Hefty if anyone has given her money. After Hefty replied “No”, Santa handed a $100 bill stamped with red “Secret Santa.” He told the woman that “It is, and it’s for you.”

The Secret Santa journey included stops in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Staten Island Salvation Army store.

Santa‘s convoy were very careful with their stops to avoid getting mobbed by the crowd.

Reports say that Secret Santa revealed that he is continuing the annual holiday tradition of his Kansas City friend, Larry Stewart, who hand out bills every December. Stewart reportedly has given over $1 million to strangers in thrift stores, food pantries and shelters. He passed away in 2007.

Secret Santa showers $100 bills in New Jersey and New York
Video Credit: AssociatedPress/YouTube

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