According to SNJ Today, Barbara and Tony DeSimone of Buena Vista Township lost all the contents of their house, including their Christmas presents, to smoke and water damage caused by a fire a few days before Christmas. The couple's two children, Michael and Cecilia, were at school during the fire.
Families from the kids' school, Edgarton Christian Academy, generated about $1,250 in donations for the family. When Trout, who grew up in nearby Millville, heard of the family's plight, he came to their home bearing gifts.
"Your house burns down, you don't have anything for Christmas, and all these people are giving, giving, giving," Barbara DeSimone told SNJ Today. "Then bam! Mike Trout comes. It's like Santa Claus arrived."
Tony DiSimone said his family was especially touched by the visit from Trout, who won the