The fly-in was livestreamed, but those who bought tickets in advance were able to get a picture with Santa in person.
Camp Kesem at University of Maryland and this university's chapter of College Mentors For Kids were among some of the programs that fundraised.
During the webinar, Veronica Gil, an advocate for Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, spoke about supporting survivors of relationship violence.
With Thanksgiving this week, some freshmen are adapting their Thanksgiving traditions because of the pandemic.
"There's so many disparities right now in communities that don't have access to hygiene products like we do."
The pantry has seen an increase in visitors since the beginning of the pandemic.
"All I want to do is be on campus."
“It's not just a holiday to be celebrated at a surface level, it's more of a time of reflection."
The fundraiser lasted 24 hours.