Many Christmases ago, hard times hit the DiFazio clan. The kids were just in elementary school.
Dad was finding it increasingly hard to deal with the debilitating effects of Multiple Sclerosis.
Add to that the failure of both local businesses where he and I had worked for years.
This perfect storm combined to leave us penniless at “the most wonderful time of the year.”
I had been a part of charity in action most of my life, on the giving side.