Seattle Seahawks wide receiver David Moore autographs a hat for a kid from the Auburn Valley YMCA after-school program during the JCPenney Giving Spree on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Tukwila. In its fifth year, JCPenney is giving more than 1,200 kids a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Stephen Brashear/AP Images for JCPenney

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver David Moore autographs a hat for a kid from the Auburn Valley YMCA after-school program during the JCPenney Giving Spree on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Tukwila. In its fifth year, JCPenney is giving more than 1,200 kids a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Stephen Brashear/AP Images for JCPenney

Spreading some holiday cheer

JCPenney at Southcenter teams up with Seahawks to bring joy, gift cards to deserving Y kids

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018 11:32am
  • News

JCPenney and the Seattle Seahawks spread some holiday cheer by helping area YMCA kids with its Giving Spree event Tuesday at the Southcenter Mall.

Seahawks wide receiver David Moore and the Seahawk cheerleaders surprised 25 deserving kids from Auburn Valley Y with a special visit and shopping spree at the JCPenney store in Tukwila.

Each child received a $100 JCPenney gift card to purchase the gifts for everyone on their lists. Moore and the cheerleaders helped the kids shop for presents for friends and family, take pictures and create a holiday memory.

Kicking off its fifth year of hosting Giving Spree events, JCPenney is expanding the program and will host a Giving Spree event in each continental state, and Puerto Rico, benefitting a total of 1,275 deserving participants.


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The Seahawks’ David Moore greets kids from the Auburn Valley YMCA after-school program as General Manager Kim Williams watches during the JCPenney Giving Spree on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Tukwila. Stephen Brashear/AP Images for JCPenney

The Seahawks’ David Moore greets kids from the Auburn Valley YMCA after-school program as General Manager Kim Williams watches during the JCPenney Giving Spree on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Tukwila. Stephen Brashear/AP Images for JCPenney

The Seahawks’ David Moore and SeaGals cheerleader Jessica, far left, and Shayne, far right, pose with kids from the Auburn Valley YMCA after-school program during the JCPenney Giving Spree on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Tukwila. Stephen Brashear/AP Images for JCPenney

The Seahawks’ David Moore and SeaGals cheerleader Jessica, far left, and Shayne, far right, pose with kids from the Auburn Valley YMCA after-school program during the JCPenney Giving Spree on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Tukwila. Stephen Brashear/AP Images for JCPenney

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