So typically, the children ask not for themselves.
A single of the letters reads, "My dad requirements cologne and he requirements clippers so he can reduce our hair simply because there is not adequate income for Santa Letters us all to go to the barbershop."
More than a decade ago, Jennifer and Matt began the charity "There really is a Santa Claus" taking the most poignant letters and then acquiring gifts and personally getting them to the families.
"I absolutely appear forward to this," Beresh mentioned. You purchase the gifts and the couple will make positive the youngsters get them, or you can make a economic donation.
(CBS) -- Some are typed, other individuals handwritten and all are heartbreaking: Letters to Santa from children asking for fundamental items most of us take for granted.
CBS 2's Jim Williams reports the annual Operation Santa post office campaign once again is becoming helped by an especially generous Chicago couple.
Fixtures in the lobby of the principal post workplace incorporate a choir, Santa, and Jennifer Jones and Matt Beresh.
The married couple has a big job combing through as a lot of as 1,000 letters to Santa, with assist from friends Ashley Jones and Lynn Immerman.
"We got a letter from a kid graduating higher school and said, I just want a suit. I just want to wear a suit at my high school graduation," stated Matt Beresh mentioned.
A box of tissues is nearby for the tears. "This is the way we give back the most to our community.
If you'd like to assist Matt and Jennifer make it straightforward, go to ThereReallyIsASantaClaus.org