He Asked Homeless People What They Want For Christmas. Their Answers Might Surprise You

One person just asked for world peace.

What do you want for Christmas? 

Most of us ask for things we want, rather than things we need. But for a homeless person just trying to survive, a Christmas present means something different. 

YouTuber The Random Altruist went on a mission to make the Christmas wishes of a few homeless people come true. 

"While most of us want the best phone or the biggest TV for the holidays, there are a lot of people out there who just need the basics like food and clothing," says The Random Altruist on his YouTube channel. "So this year, instead of shopping for people who already have a lot... I decided to spend my money shopping for people who don't have much at all." 

The simple Christmas requests of the homeless serve as a reminder not to take anything for granted. 

Here's what some of them said: 

Now, watch the video below to see their reactions when they actually recieved some of the things they asked for.