CHICAGO (CBS) — Hundreds of Chicago kids are getting laptops for Christmas thanks to a group known for its generosity.

This morning, Christmas in the Wards hosted a free laptop giveaway at Soldier Field.

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There were long lines of cars and lots of volunteers to load boxes into the cars.

Even Santa Claus showed up to spread some cheer.

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Two-hundred students from 28 wards will get the computers to support remote learning.

For 24 years, Christmas in the Wards has supported students and communities in need during the holidays.

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