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Texas basketball team delivers Christmas wish to local family

A Texas girls' basketball team is helping to deliver a Christmas wish to a single mother of 10 who just lost her job.

Amanda Kelly, who is in the process of going through a divorce, said she would have never been able to afford Christmas for her children, ages 2 through 11, without the seventh- and eighth-grade players from Covenant Christian Academy, MyFoxDFW.com reports.

"It feels really fulfilling that we get to bless someone, and use what God's given us to give back to people," Whitney Lewis, a member of the team, told the website.

The girls, with the help of their parents, a local radio station and employees from Sleep Experts, pitched in to purchase gifts -- from bikes to blankets, a Christmas tree and even stocking the family's kitchen.

"I don't even know what to say. I could thank you a hundred times and it still won't add up to how blessed we are tonight," Kelly told MyFoxDFW.com.

The new beds from Sleep Experts will replace the king-sized bed that 6 of the children were sharing.

"I'm truly blessed. The kids are blessed to get such nice things. They deserve it."

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