Children invited to "Birthday Party for Jesus"

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hundreds of needy children from the Hattiesburg-area got a special, early Christmas, courtesy of the Hub City's Christian Services.

The youngsters and their parents gathered at the Ben McNair Center for the 24th annual, "Birthday Party for Jesus."

It featured a Christmas program hosted by volunteers from area churches.

Then, the children were given a sack lunch, a stuffed toy and a special gift just for them.

About 600 people attended the annual party.

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