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Tucson woman to appear on 'Pickler & Ben' for homeless holiday charity work

Posted at 11:43 AM, Dec 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-10 13:54:09-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - It's a holiday tradition Julie Garrettson never mentioned to close friends for decades, and now it's getting her national attention.

Julie has been making banana bread, snacks and other homemade holiday goodies for the homeless in Tucson for 40 years. It started with just a few, and has grown into hundreds of bags of holiday cheer, which she hand-delivers to the homeless in Tucson just before Christmas.

KGUN 9 told you her story a year ago, and now she'll be featured nationwide on the Pickler & Ben show. You can watch the episode on KGUN 9 at 2 p.m.