Family sets up Christmas tree lot to support small businesses

The Akenhead family in Corrales, New Mexico, have set up a holiday tree lot with donations going toward local businesses that have been hurt during the pandemic.
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the joy and shear it. Our persons of the week. We reported on families at tree farms. And in Corrales, New Mexico, the akenhead family determined to help. For the past two years, Chad akenhead and his Ave set up a tree lot. But this year, with so many famili able to pay for a Christmas tree, they got an rounding up the trees again, selling them for whatever the family could pay. Basically whatever you feel the tree is worth, and you want to donate is totally fine. Money is cool, but to make people happy, and families, and businesses, and livelihoods continue to go on through these crazy times, no amount can beat that. Reporter: And those donations also struggling. What a time to help people out that have been struggling. Reporter: Their trees gone in just days. We are sold out. Yay! Reporter: Nearly $5,000 raised in donations. Hi, David. Reporter: Chad and Dana right The generosity was amazing. We didn't expect it. It was a great response. No matter how crazy things are getting and how hard times can be, there are so many amazing people and families and businesses out there that are willing to help. Reporter: And many of those trees already up tonight. Joe and Nicole making a donation. They got a tree. Hello, David, this this is Joe and Nicole. Reporter: Their tree to celebrate Christmas, but also to celebrate the strength of Americans in this year. We put the lights on it and some of our favorite ornaments. Reporter: Wolf gang loving the tree, too. Tonight, Chad and Dana, who had that simple idea, grateful. We never thougs would end up this way, so thank you, everybody, and happy holidays. Happy New York State of Health is always here for you. We're here to help you find affordable health insurance

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