“Dear Santa, May I please have 1. A new kind of headfones 2. curry shoes 3. My own, personal iPad 4. HILLARY FOR PRESIDENT! Sincerely, Liam.”
“Dear Santa, Hi! I’m excited for your visit! I’m sorry to mention but Hanukkah starts around the 24th this season, so you will simply be around our ‘mench around the bench’ for starters day. Maybe the new year. From Stella.”
“Dear Santa, Are you really real? Because I’m not sure you might be real. If you are real, please write inside the card you will send me. Should you be not real I am going to not get a card on your part. Dahlia.”
“Dear Santa Claus. This can be Christy. We have been trying my best this season to become good girl. I try my wise to not be mean to anyone. I just planned to say many thanks for all the things you’ve brought me the final ten years. I will always have confidence in you. Individuals that don’t have faith in you are passing up on a lot of fun. Many thanks for always visiting my house. I will ensure to have you some cookies and carrots for your reindeer. I love you a great deal. Please write back when you can thus i could know you got my letter. Please say hello to me to everybody in the workshop. Merry Christmas. Love, Christy.”
Yet again, a huge number of letters like these are pouring to the Oakland Post Office from kids all over Northern California.
Some are heartwarming, some are heartrending and several are merely hilarious.
And once again, the post office is inviting you to become Santa’s helper and answer a number of these heartfelt missives.
“You don’t necessarily need to send a present,” says Consumer Affairs Director MaryGrace Cruz, that is responsible for Santa’s Mailroom along with her elves Susan Romance, Toni Harmon, Tina Staley, Bopharat Tan, David Tachibana, Jodi Black, Noemi Ramos, Louella Borja, Geraldina Wong, Tula Del Carpio, Carla Jackson, Sandra Rodriguez, Andrew Barva and Belle Wong. “Sometimes they’re happy just hearing from someone who cares.”
Alternatively, if you’re transferred to send a present, nobody’s going to stop you. To become Santa’s helper, call the Santa hotline at 510-874-8737 and then leave your number. They’ll phone you and sign you up.
So what’s around the younger generation’s mind currently? Look:
“Dear Santa, My P.E. class did yo-yos. I learned the best way to do yo-yo. Would you like to please bring us a yo-yo if I promise to concentrate on my teacher, follow directions and respect other students? Please? Thanks. Have a great day with the North Pole! Love, Jordan.”
“Dear Santa, I really desire a necklace that makes me walk on water and makes me invisible. Also i want a Doc McStuffins that makes my toys talk! I want hairspray! And I want special medicine that makes Mom better! Love, McKenna.”
“Dear Santa’s helpers, My name is Christopher. I’m 9 yrs old. I am just writing for you because I might as if you to know Santa that I’ve been proficient at school, together with my teacher, along with my little 2 year old brother, along with my parents. Could you possibly do me a favor and tell Santa which i need to have a tablet to do my homework and practice math and English? And may you tell Santa to provide my little brother a Lego Duplo because we don’t want him to nibble on the tiny ones? I will await Santa at my home and so i will leave cookies plus a glass of milk. Many thanks, Christopher.”
“Dear Santa, I have got bin a good girl this current year. When is it Christmas? I’m not planning to hide to find out you. Whenever your elves come in, tell them not to enter my dresser! Love, Rosemary.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Gerardo. I’m 6 years. I am just doing good from the school and i also have plenty of friends. My mom is assisting me to create this letter because I can’t write yet. She said if I’m an excellent kid I will send to letter for your needs I am going to similar to a toy. Usually the one I enjoy is surely an angry birds, anyone. My mom and dad work every single day however they said we have a large amount of bills to pay. That’s why I send this letter for you. Can you bring me a gift? Thanks a lot, Santa. I really like you!!!”
“Dear Self Elfs, It really is nice to see you again, and I was wondering if you have the reindeer? Should you do that’s great! I can’t wait till you fall for Christmas! I will make an additional Christmas list since the one I really made is for our family. And That I got a Christmas dog! His name is Coco and so i hope you like him! I will look at you in a few days. I like you! Love, Jessica. P.S. Say hi to Santa for me personally!”
“Dear Santa, We have been a great girl all year. I am just nice to my sister Ashley. I am just useful to my mommy and daddy. I am just a good listener. For Christmas I might like doll plus an airplane. And provide a panda bear for my sister. Please bring me some donuts and cookies! I would personally like a great kitty cat. One who is pink. Also bring a kitty for Ashley, too. Mommy wants a puppy and Daddy wants a doggy. Thanks! Sincerely, Leila.”
“Dear Santa, How will be the reindeer doing? I can’t feel that Christmas is very soon! I bet you and the elves are busy. For Christmas may I please have a REI Grand Tour 80 Travel Pack? It’s for my visit to Ecuador (I’m sure you know about that!!) and all of my future adventures! Thanks, Santa! Your pal, Betsy.”
“Dear Santa, For Christmas, I might just like a fluffy blanket with my name into it, a blue soccer ball and some very, great mystery books. Oh! And when you can I would Adore it should you dexopky92 ensure it is snow or even a lightning storm. Love, Colby.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Allison. I actually have 2 siblings. The motive on this letters from santa is always to have you assist us possess a wonderful Christmas. I am asking you to assist us because my mother doesn’t have a job during this time. I would personally appreciate it provided you can assist us. Thank you for your time to read my letter and God bless you within this Christmas. Love, Allison.”
“Dear Santa, It’s Damon. With this Christmas, I’d like a couple of Christmas slippers, a brand new time-consuming Lego set and (this can be crazy) a hunting rifle bb gun. But don’t bring it if this makes the reindeer go crazy. I’m trying my better to be great this year. Would you get big from too many cookies and pies? And how would you deliver presents to all the kids on the planet? But mostly, how would you buy your special magic?”
“Dear Santa Claus, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! How have you been? How is Mrs. Claus? How’s Henry doing? I had been just wondering. Hailee’s favorite stuffed animal, Bunnie Bunnie, is starting to have old and break apart, and that i was wondering if you could make her a replacement so she doesn’t get sad if it falls apart completely! Thanks! Incidentally, we shall be having our Christmas Eve party again this coming year therefore we may have cookies for yourself! We are going to decorate them! Yet another thing: Hailee misses Oma (my mom’s mom) who passed away, and Hailee want it should you would put crosses and hearts on Oma’s stocking. Is that OK? Thanks lots! With lots of love! Hannah. P.S. Happy New Year!”