“Dear Santa, May I please have 1. A fresh kind of headfones 2. curry shoes 3. My own iPad 4. HILLARY FOR PRESIDENT! Sincerely, Liam.”
“Dear Santa, Hi! I’m excited for your personal visit! I’m sorry to mention but Hanukkah starts on the 24th this year, so you will only be around our ‘mench on the bench’ for starters day. Maybe the coming year. From Stella.”
“Dear Santa, Are you currently really real? Because I’m less than sure you might be real. When you are real, please write from the card you will send me. When you are not real I will not obtain a card by you. Dahlia.”
“Dear Santa Claus. This can be Christy. I have been trying my best this season to be a good girl. I try my advisable to not be mean to anyone. I really wanted to say be grateful for everything you’ve brought me the very last a decade. I am going to always have faith in you. The individuals that don’t have faith in you happen to be losing out on loads of fun. Thanks for always coming over to my home. I will make sure to leave you some cookies and carrots to the reindeer. I love you a lot. Please write back when you are able and so i could know you got my letter. Please say hello in my opinion to everyone in the workshop. Merry Christmas. Love, Christy.”
Once again, a huge number of letters such as these are pouring in to the Oakland Post Office from children around Northern California.
Some are heartwarming, some are heartrending and some are merely hilarious.
And once again, the post office is inviting one to become Santa’s helper and answer some of these heartfelt missives.
“You don’t necessarily ought to send a present,” says Consumer Affairs Director MaryGrace Cruz, who is in command of Santa’s Mailroom together 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 that cares.”
However, if you’re transferred to send a present, nobody’s likely to hold you back. 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 about the younger generation’s mind nowadays? Take a peek:
“Dear Santa, My P.E. class did yo-yos. I learned how you can do yo-yo. Would you like to please bring me a yo-yo should i promise to pay attention to my teacher, follow directions and respect other students? Please? Thanks. Have a good day on the North Pole! Love, Jordan.”
“Dear Santa, I seriously desire a necklace which makes me walk on water and makes me invisible. In addition, i want a Doc McStuffins which makes my toys talk! I want hairspray! And I Also want special medicine that makes Mom better! Love, McKenna.”
“Dear Santa’s helpers, My name is Christopher. I’m 9 years of age. I am just writing for your needs because I might just like you to inform Santa that I’ve been proficient at school, together with my teacher, together with my little 2 year-old brother, along with my parents. Can you do me a favor and tell Santa i require a tablet to perform my homework and rehearse math and English? And can you tell Santa to give my little brother a Lego Duplo because we don’t want him to enjoy the tiny ones? I will wait around for Santa at my home and so i will leave cookies plus a glass of milk. Thanks, Christopher.”
“Dear Santa, I have bin a great girl this current year. When is it Christmas? I’m not planning to hide to find out you. When your elves are available in, inform them to never enter my dresser! Love, Rosemary.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Gerardo. I’m 6 yrs old. I am just doing good within the school and so i have a lot of friends. My mother is assisting me to create this letter because I can’t write yet. She said if I’m a great kid I can send to letter to you I will similar to a toy. The one I love is definitely an angry birds, anyone. My parents work every day but they said there exists a great deal of bills to spend. That’s why I send this letter to you. Is it possible to bring me a gift? Thanks, Santa. I love you!!!”
“Dear Self Elfs, It can be nice to discover you again, and I was wondering if you possess the reindeer? Should you that’s great! I can’t wait till you fall for Christmas! I will make an extra Christmas list because the one I recently made is perfect for my family. And I got a Christmas dog! His name is Coco and so i hope you like him! I will view you in a couple of days. I adore you! Love, Jessica. P.S. Say hi to Santa for me personally!”
“Dear Santa, We have been an effective girl all year. I am just nice to my sister Ashley. I am just beneficial to my mommy and daddy. I am an excellent listener. For Christmas I might like doll as well as an airplane. And convey a panda bear for my sister. Please bring me some donuts and cookies! I might also like a fantastic kitty cat. One which is pink. Also bring a kitty for Ashley, too. Mommy wants a puppy and Daddy wants a doggy. Thanks! Sincerely, Leila.”
“Dear Santa, How would be the reindeer doing? I can’t assume that Christmas is indeed soon! I bet you and also the elves are busy. For Christmas may I please have a REI Grand Tour 80 Travel Pack? It’s for my escape 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 similar to a fluffy blanket with my name onto it, a blue soccer ball and several very, great mystery books. Oh! And whenever you can I would personally Adore it if you dexopky92 ensure it is snow or possibly a lightning storm. Love, Colby.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Allison. I have got 2 siblings. The motive of this santa claus letters is usually to request you to assist us have a wonderful Christmas. I am suggesting that you help us because my mother doesn’t possess a job during this time period. I would personally appreciate it provided you can assist us. Thanks for your time and effort to learn my letter and God bless you within this Christmas. Love, Allison.”
“Dear Santa, It’s Damon. For this particular Christmas, I’d like a pair of Christmas slippers, a new time-consuming Lego set and (this might be crazy) a hunting rifle bb gun. But don’t take it if it helps to make the reindeer go crazy. I’m trying my best to be great this current year. Would you get big from too many cookies and pies? And how will 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 are you currently? How is Mrs. Claus? How’s Henry doing? I was just wondering. Hailee’s favorite stuffed animal, Bunnie Bunnie, is beginning to have old and collapse, and that i was wondering if you might make her a completely new one so she doesn’t get sad when it falls apart completely! Thanks! Furthermore, we are going to be having our Christmas Eve party again this coming year so we could have cookies for yourself! We shall decorate them! One more thing: Hailee misses Oma (my mom’s mom) who passed away, and Hailee would love it when you would put crosses and hearts on Oma’s stocking. Is the fact that OK? Thanks lots! With plenty of love! Hannah. P.S. Happy New Year!”