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Part-time work means Utah family needs some extra Christmas help this year

December 9, 2018

Anne and Chris have three little girls, but at least for this year, no way to give them what they need for Christmas.

Chris is currently attending the University of Utah full time for interventional radiology. With classes four days a week, he’s only able to work on weekends. That leaves money for the family pretty tight.

The two want to provide the best for Olive, 4; Leslie, 2; and Sonia, 1. All the girls could use clothing items such as shirts, pants, socks, underwear and coats.

Olive is a budding artist, who loves coloring, singing and playing dress up. She would love to receive coloring books, books about animals or PJ Masks-themed gifts.

Leslie loves dancing, the minions and cooking with her mom, and would like to receive coloring books, coloring and/or cooking supplies or learning games.

Sonia would like coloring books, learning toys or alphabet toys.

Chris said he loves the fact that other people are willing to help out.

“It makes me want to be able to give back when I have the means to do so,” he said. “My struggles are different than a lot of people’s are, but Sub for Santa is a good way to give people hope.”

All names of Sub for Santa participants have been changed. To help a family like this one, call the Sub for Santa hot line at (801) 356-6300 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays or visit http://www.subforsanta.org.