Gerritsen Beach volunteers grant Christmas wishes

Volunteers in Gerritsen Beach are trying to brighten the holidays for needy neighbors. Since many in the borough lost all their belongings during Sandy, community

Many families in the area lost their belongings during Sandy.

Many families in the area lost their belongings during Sandy. (12/24/12)

BROOKLYN - Volunteers in Gerritsen Beach are trying to brighten the holidays for needy neighbors.

Since many in the borough lost all their belongings during Sandy, community members participated in "Adopt a Santa Letter" to help families in need. The gift givers met up with recipients yesterday to bring a little Christmas joy into the lives of those who need it most.

The program is something the community plans to continue past the holidays for those who still need help.

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