Girl, 9, donates her birthday gifts to children in need

WEYMOUTH, Mass. (WCMH) — A nine-year-old girl is making a big gesture for children in need; she’s giving them her own birthday gifts.

Police in Weymouth, Massachusetts posted a story about Sivana Athanas on their Facebook page.

They say she walked into the police station and donated her birthday gifts gifts to Toys for Tots, a program run by the U.S. Marine Corps that collects holiday gifts for children whose families can’t afford them.

Now that Sivana’s story has gone viral, her mom says Sivana was brought up in a way that focused on selfless acts.

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