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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)-- A man is on a mission to help hundreds of children have a Merry Christmas...and that means a lot of shopping.

Frankie Hilbert, of Louisville, set a goal to raise $15,000 and adopt 150 angels through the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program.

WAVE 3 caught up with him Wednesday night at the Oxmoor Kohl's, where a group was carefully selecting items from the children's lists.

"I don't ever want a child to not be able to have a Christmas," Hilbert said. "So if there's anything that I can do to help avoid that and be able to make sure that these kids have a Christmas, I'll do anything."

Hilbert is just about $2,000 shy of his goal of $15,000 dollars. If he reaches it, a donor has agreed to match it so he can help a total of 300 angels.

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