Local dealership donates SUV, toys to car theft victim

By: Parrish Alleman Email
By: Parrish Alleman Email

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Wichita, Kan. -- Tuesday, we told you about an Army National Guard member whose car was stolen with all his kids' Christmas presents hidden inside. Thursday, Christmas came early for the whole family at a local car dealership.

This September, Lewis was given an 1989 suburban through the Cars 4 Heroes program. Just this week, someone stole that Suburban along with all of his kids' Christmas presents he hid in the back.

Eddy's Toyota stepped in and gave Lewis a 2003 Chevy Tahoe plus bought Christmas presents for all four of Lewis's sons.

Lewis told us he hopes his kids remember this Christmas and take something away from the experience.

"I hope they take away that Christmas isn't all about presents, it's about giving out to people who need help like we needed help,” Benjamin Lewis said.

In addition to Eddy's Toyota, several of our viewers from Wichita, Kansas and even outside of the state contacted us wanting to help Benjamin Lewis and his family.


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