The tree lighting in Homewood was a bit different this year.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – There was a lot of holiday spirit in Homewood on Friday night for the annual tree lighting and toy giveaway.

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However, like so many things in 2020, it was a bit different with many watching from the other side of a screen.

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The tree lighting was live-streamed as a way for everyone to take part.

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Then, instead of the usual of children coming to get toys, a caravan of Santa’s Helpers drove through Homewood giving out gifts to kids.