"Jingles the Elf" starts new charity, helps God's Pantry get grants
Last updated 12/21/2021 at 3:03pm
The holidays are not only a time where people think more about goodwill and helping others, but also a time when many need more help than ever. Fountain resident Elizabeth Eagle (also known as "Jingles the Happy Elf") knows this all too well from personal experience.
"Over the last two years, 70 people have died of hypothermia in the Colorado Springs area," Eagle said. "I had a friend freeze to death in his car, and I've been homeless myself, so I know how desperate they can be."
Since 2009, Eagle has volunteered at God's Pantry (located at 30 Widefield Blvd.), providing clothing and food f...