Santa Cam Newton came to town! The Carolina Panthers quarterback delivered Christmas cheer to more than 2,000 kids and adults with stops at the Salvation Army Center of Hope and three schools in Charlotte.
Cam, Panthers teammates Kelvin Benjamin and Joe Webb, and lots of volunteers and friends from the Cam Newton Foundation handed out gifts throughout the afternoon in the Charlotte metro area on Dec. 16
Santa Cam and his Surprise Sleigh made stops and deliveries at West Mecklenburg High School, Cochrane Collegiate Academy, Billingsville Learning Academy and the Salvation Army Center of Hope.
Cam made a list and checked it twice and had special surprises for everyone.
At West Meck High School, Santa Cam and his elves surprised a group of 130 teachers with $50 Belk gift cards for everyone, as well as holiday snacks. Then it was off to Cochrane Academy for a surprise visit to their middle school boys and girls basketball teams. Each of the players received a duffle bag full of Under Armour basketball gear.
At Billingsville Academy, Cam and his elves delivered bundles of toys, games and educational gifts to a group of 50 after-school students.
The group ended the day visiting women and children at the Center of Hope. All of the women received gift cards for essential items, and the children received Under Armour toboggans.