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Sandy Hook victims remembered in Globe Santa donations

Globe Santa and his helpers have had many, many touching moments each Christmas as they made their way through opening, reading, and processing the requests from families needing his help in providing Christmas gifts for their children.

But they also have had many pleasant moments reading the names and notes that have accompanied contributions being made to the Globe Santa Fund.

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This past weekend, how­ever, there were contributions received online that Santa’s workers will never, never forget.

They were donations made in memory of the 20 children and six adults killed by the gunman who invaded Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

The largest of the four was for $1,500 made “in memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook School tragedy”.

A second was one for $200 made in memory of “the children at Sandy Hook for Maddy and Kenzie.”

And there were two $100 contributions, one in memory of “the children at Sandy Hook Elementary” and a another in memory of “The Sandy Hook victims”

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