CARING SANTA: Event For Kids With Special Needs

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There’s a special Christmas event going on this weekend in the Des Moines metro for children with special needs.

Merle Hay Mall welcomes “Santa Cares” this Sunday from 9:00 until 11:00 in the morning, before the mall opens.

It allows kids with special needs to be welcomed into a photo environment designed to support their sensory, physical, and developmental needs.

Families who want to take part in the event are encouraged to RSVP in advance at