TEMPLE, Texas – Accompanied by Temple firefighters, Santa made a stop by a children’s hospital to deliver some smiles and gifts on Christmas.

Many children at the Baylor Scott and White McLane Children’s Medical Center were unable to go home for the holidays.

The gifts were purchased by the Temple Professional Firefighters Association.

After a busy night for Santa and the firefighters, they made sure to deliver toys to 35 children in the hospital.

The firefighters said they are hoping for a speedy recovery of all the sick children.