Santa for a Day fulfills Christmas wishes for Chicago Housing Authority kids

Date Published: 
January 9th, 2020

From ABC 7 News Chicago:

At the Jane Addams Family Resource Center on the Friday before Christmas, hundreds of kids living in Chicago Housing Authority homes received presents from the man in red, customized according to letters they wrote to Santa through the charity Santa for a Day.

Santa for a Day matches kids to online donors who read their letters and fulfil wishes through purchasing on Amazon.

"Once we get all the packages delivered, we come over here and get gifts and with the kids' first name and their parents name as well," said Nathan Doo, Santa for a Day foreman.

All holiday season a sorting facility in Wilmette has received those orders, truly operating as one of Santa's factories, if you will.

"I feel like I am delivering for a great cause, I am happy for it now," said Kayla Young, Amazon delivery driver.

Read ABC 7 News Chicago's article "Santa for a Day fulfills Christmas wishes for Chicago Housing Authority kids."

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