By John Franchi
SALT LAKE CITY — A special store is opening inside the old Barnes Bank Building in Salt Lake City.
This is the 20th year Candy Cane Corner has opened its doors, and it’s all possible thanks to the kindness of the community.
Santa and his elves are making sure homeless families in Utah will have presents to unwrap on Christmas.
“It just gives you such a great uplifting feeling,” said Brenda Koga, a volunteer.
Candy Cane Corner opened Friday with scores of items. Volunteers say their goal is to make sure parents don’t have to decide between Christmas gifts or buying food for their families.
“It honestly for me is like the true definition of the holiday spirit,” said Alicia Gleed, who works with The Road Home. “These families are so incredibly grateful and so excited to be able to provide not only toys but also clothing for their children.”
All of the gifts …