‘Kid Santa’ donates toys to children who lost theirs in Metro Detroit floods

Nearly $15,000 worth of new toys were donated to the city of Dearborn Heights and were distributed at a flood recovery event Friday.
Nearly $15,000 worth of new toys were donated to the city of Dearborn Heights and were distributed at a flood recovery event Friday.

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich.When parts of Metro Detroit flooded in late June, one of the big things lost was a lot of children’s toys.

Toys are usually kept in basements, and one person known as “Kid Santa” -- an EMT and Dearborn Heights native -- decided to do something about it.

Nearly $15,000 worth of new toys were donated to the city of Dearborn Heights and were distributed at a flood recovery event Friday.

You can watch Tim Pamplin’s full story in the video above.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help raise money for toys lost. You can donate here.

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