ARVADA – Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware handed out more than just sacks this holiday season. Ware donned a Santa Claus outfit and filled in for St. Nick at Jake's Toy Box.
Ware was there to meet families and hand out gifts to children that may not have had any Christmas gifts.
"It's about how many lives you can touch," Ware said. "It's awesome seeing the kids smile."
The shining moment of the night came when Ware revealed new bikes for all of the children.
"A lot of these kids have never had a bike before. Some of them are from battered families, some of them are from the Boys and Girls Club and some of them are trying to get second chances," Ware said.
"All the companies that came out here, and helped out and helped deliver the bikes ... It's awesome, and the kids love it."
He enjoyed helping out, giving the kids a chance to meet a role model and having the chance to help support the community that cheers him every Sunday.
"They know I'm not Santa, but they think of me as Santa," Ware said. "It's all about spreading cheer in the holidays and I'm having fun doing it."
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