What did you want for your ninth birthday? well one local girl decided that it was better to give than to receive on her special day.
Nine year-old Carleigh Hoffman was inspired by listening to her aunt who works at Weisman Medical Day Care, a program for children, birth through five years-old who need specialized medical care.
The Vineland girl decided to donate her birthday presents to be used as Christmas presents for the kids.
Carleigh Hoffman stated, "I said to my mom, hey mom why don't I donate some gifts to a charity, and we started looking for charities and then my Aunt Georgette said they do a Christmas thing here and I wanted to do it.
Kids from Carleigh's school, as well as local churches and even her dentist's office also participated in donating gifts for the kids at Weisman.
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