According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, any items placed on layaway at the East Point and Douglasville stores before 9:30 a.m. December 6, were included in Perry's payments.
"Merry Christmas, everybody, you have to go into the Walmart and get your layaway, pay a penny - one penny - and you get your layaway", he grinned.
'I know it's hard times, a lot of people are struggling, ' he said.More news: Asian markets ease as doubts emerge over US-China trade war truce
'I have paid for all of your layaways for Christmas, ' said Perry.
"You gotta go into the Walmart, get your layaway, pay a penny, one penny, and you get your layaway", he continued. 'So, Merry Christmas to everybody'.
The segment aired on "Good Morning America" Dec. 6, when Benson was the only known Santa.More news: I've been in therapy for years: Jennifer Aniston
While Benson and Perry's efforts have been made public, the other individuals have retained their anonymity.
Like Perry, Benson had hoped to remain anonymous, but enough media outlets picked up the story that the New Orleans Saints confirmed her good deed on Thursday.
Benson is the sole owner of the Saints.
A Walmart manager at the Douglasville location said there's usually about 1,000 layaway accounts at the store during the holidays, according to the newspaper.More news: Liverpool lose Joe Gomez for six weeks
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