This story must be the antithesis to First Baptist Church of Dallas’ “Grinch alert” website .
Carter Haber, a 12-year-old Jewish boy from Aledo, saved Christmas for more than 50 children whose families are clients of Samaritan House, which provides housing for low-income people with HIV/AIDS in Tarrant County.
Carter raised $5,000 for the gifts as a service project for his bar mitzvah after the Samaritan House lost a corporate sponsor, according to CBS 11:
And the fact a Jewish rite of passage provides Christmas to children? “I don’t think it matters,” Haber said. “A good deed is a good deed any day, any time, anywhere.”
Now Carter wants to continue raising money to help Samaritan House clients pay their rent. To contribute, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.