SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - America's Got Talent host and San Diego native Nick Cannon gave one local family a helping hand, just in time for the holidays.
The Ruiz family has been members of the Boys and Girls Club for years, and they have three girls who received some amazing toys from Nick Cannon
Cannon grew up in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of southeast San Diego and was back at his old stomping ground at the Boys and Girls Club in Logan Heights Monday participating in the club’s 12 Days of Giving. The star played old St. Nick for one deserving family.
Each girl received a gift and the parents received a bag of groceries, a new refrigerator and stove.
"I'm super excited to make this family's day,” said Cannon who also added that he was happy to come back and help the family in need.
"It's not really about coming back, it's about never leaving and understanding that this is my community, said Cannon.
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