Boys and Girls Club helps make the holidays brighter for local children

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The holiday spirit is on full display at the Boys and Girls Clubs Regal Teen Center. The parents, grandparents or guardians of 1,500 under-served children get the chance to pick out a gift for their child.

The Clubs have teamed up with Faith Promise Church to provide this experience.

A store was set up, with wrapping stations included, to give shoppers a chance to make the holidays brighter for their child.

The shopping experience, called All is Bright, is sponsored by Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley and Faith Promise Church.

Bart McFadden is the President and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of the TN Valley. He said, "Today is a really awesome day. We have got a partnership that is culminating between Boys and Girls Club, Faith Promise Church, and a number of other churches here in the local community have teamed up to provide gifts for over 1,700 kids."

The gifts in the store were donated by different businesses and groups in the community to make this possible.