99-year-old uses birthday shopping spree to buy gifts for kids in need

99-Year-Old Woman Wins Shopping Spree On Birthday, Donates Items
99-Year-Old Woman Wins Shopping Spree On Birthday, Donates Items

On Donna Goldstein's 99th birthday she received a special gift from the 99 Cents Only Store outside of Beverly Hills, California. KTLA reports that Goldstein won a shopping spree from the store, but decided to help others with her winnings.

For her shopping spree, Goldstein was able to fill her cart with goodies for an hour. But instead of getting things for herself, Goldstein decided to fill her cart with stocking stuffers for kids in need.

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"I'm going to cry I'm so happy. I think that's what it's going to be," Goldstein said during her shopping spree.

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Goldstein plans to donate the stockings to kids in her neighborhood that might not have anything to open on Christmas morning. This type of giving isn't out of the norm for Goldstein -- earlier this year, the generous senior made Thanksgiving baskets to give to families in need.

"Sometimes we don't realize how much is needed. I feel bad that I can't do it for everyone, but it makes me feel very good that I am able to do what I can," Goldstein said.

Store employees also celebrated Goldstein's birthday by giving her a birthday cake and a certificate of recognition. And when her shopping spree was over, they sung "Happy Birthday" to her.

Spunky 99 year-old, Donna Goldstein, got a shopping spree at the 99 Cents Only Store for her special 99th birthday. She...

Posted by 99¢ Only Stores on Thursday, December 10, 2015

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