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Jennifer Hudson holds Christmas toy giveaway

Jennifer Hudson kept the memory of her nephew alive by giving away toys at school in Chicago, Ill.

December 26, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Jennifer Hudson kept the memory of her nephew alive by spreading some holiday cheer this weekend.

The actress-singer and members of her family held a toy giveaway Saturday at a school in Chicago, Ill. They passed out toys to families who needed help this Christmas.

Hudson said the event was a way to remember her nephew, Julian who was just 7 years old when he was killed along with his grandmother and uncle.

Hudson's fiancé and their young son were also at the toy giveaway.