Anonymous donor pays off Christmas layaways for Tulsa families

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TULSA, Okla. —

Quick Facts:

  • An anonymous donor will pay off layaways for 114 families at a Tulsa-area Walmart
  • The donor will also give the families $100 gift cards and donate to the Salvation Army Angel Tree program

An anonymous donor paid off the Christmas layaways of 114 families at a Tulsa-area Walmart.

The secret Santa reached out to the Salvation Army this week to find ways to help out this holiday season.

“This is the epitome of the Christmas spirit. This donor isn’t looking for recognition or glory; he just wants to help others have a brighter Christmas,” said Major Jim Taylor of the Salvation Army.

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The merchandise was getting ready to be put back on shelves because the customers were not able to pay the gifts off in time. The donor stepped in and paid nearly $32,000 to cover it all.

The donor is also giving each of the families a $100 Walmart gift card and is making a generous donation to the Salvation Army to help them purchase gifts for the Angel Tree program.