Eugene couple helps spread holiday cheer

A Eugene couple has been spreading the spirit of giving for more than 20 years. Chris and Debby Ferguson help local students go holiday shopping every year.

Posted: Fri Dec 15 17:41:22 PST 2017
Updated: Fri Dec 15 17:41:23 PST 2017

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our hometown heroes tonight... are a eugene couple... who've been spreading the spirit of giving for 20 years. with the community's support... chris and debby ferguson help local students go holiday shopping every year... here's photojournalist tim garner. nats "there we go!" @ :02 chr ferguson says "i just wante every child to be able to enjoy the hollidays and know that some didn't, bothered me" @ :09 debby ferguson says "it's grown quite a bit whic was our goal in the beginning" nats "we have a lady who make blankets for us every year" nats "and then we also hav household good" nats "some the games" debby ferguson say "the community hwere and friend and family have been amazing. as you can see, the contributions are so generous" chris ferguson says "it's tha wow factor" debby ferguson say "i got everything that i wanted chris ferguson says "i wan their eyes to light and go 'and this is for me'" "they come from their classroom with their list of everyone in their family to get one item for everybody" debby ferguson says "a lot o people think that kids think only think about themselves, but thats not true. i've seen them really think about what they want to get their little sister or father or their mother. it's really good to see that" nats "you're excellen go!" chris ferguson says "we' got some awfully wonderful kids and i just want them to be able to enjoy the hollidays the way i was able to" debby ferguso says "it's fun and it helps ou community and it helkps the kids in our community and theres a need" nats "all i need is sister" debby ferguson say "he's mostly the person tha everyone sees. i'm kind of behind the scenes which is the way i prefer it" chris ferguso says "which is too bad becaus without her this would not work" trt 1:2 do you know a hometown hero? we're looking for first responders, active members of the military and veterans or anyone who's been a hero in someone's life. you can go to kezi dot com to submit pictures and your story... and we'll feature them right
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