Bronx teens spread holiday cheer to senior citizens

A group of Bronx teenagers helped bridge the gap between young and old, spreading holiday cheer to local senior citizens. The Bronx Youth Empowerment program visited residents at the Rain Eastchester

News 12 Staff

Dec 30, 2011, 3:20 PM

Updated 4,584 days ago

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A group of Bronx teenagers helped bridge the gap between young and old, spreading holiday cheer to local senior citizens.
The Bronx Youth Empowerment program visited residents at the Rain Eastchester Senior Center to raffle off presents to their elder counterparts.
Many of the seniors say the highlight of their day was not the gifts, but getting to share stories with the teens.


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