BATON ROUGE, La. (CBS4) – A Denver Bronco is spreading holiday cheer in his hometown of Baton Rouge. Ron Leary teamed up with “Pay Away the Layaway.”

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The organization secretly pays off balances during the holidays. Thanks to Leary’s foundation, they were able to surprise 30 families at a Burlington retail store.

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“I’m kind of still freaking out right now. If you can tell, but I’m really excited. I appreciate it and very thankful,” said Marissa Nelson.

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“I’m glad I was able to do my little piece you know? Just something that means a lot to me Just to be able to put the smile on those people’s face. That’s all I do it for. I’m glad I was able to do that today,” Leary said.

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This is the second consecutive year the Ronald Leary Reach Foundation paid off layaway balances for shoppers in Baton Rouge.


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