TOPEKA, Kan. — Members of Kansas’ Bearded Sinners Beard Club delivered stuffed animals to children in a hospital’s pediatric unit two days before Christmas.

The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal reports that the Kansas chapter of the national organization had collected donations to give Christmas gifts to three families in Topeka and Emmett. The group received so many toy donations that they arranged to bring several of them to the children at Stormont Vail Hospital on Saturday.

Nicholas Hines, the Kansas chapter’s vice president, says the Bearded Sinners are brought together by their beards and a shared desire to better their communities. He says members want to give back because they’ve all been in need of help at some point in their lives.

Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal,

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