Mark Randall, Sun Sentinel
Nicole Ackerman, a program director at the Delray Beach Boys and Girls Club loads up with bags of Christmas presents donated to children at the club. The presents were among the $100,000 worth of gifts collected by the Spirit of Giving Network's annual holiday gift drive. The joint project with the Junior League of Boca Raton serves 3000 children who are enrolled in programs run by 30 non profit agencies in south Palm Beach County. Local businesses, churches and individuals provided gifts specifically requested by the children.