“Dear Santa, Can One please have 1. A brand new set of headfones 2. curry shoes 3. My own, personal 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 in the 24th this coming year, so you will simply be around our ‘mench on the bench’ for starters day. Maybe the new year. From Stella.”
“Dear Santa, Are you presently really real? Because I’m not so sure you will be real. In case you are real, please write within the card you are likely to send me. In case you are not real I will not get yourself a card on your part. Dahlia.”
“Dear Santa Claus. This is certainly Christy. I have got been trying my best this year to become good girl. I try my best to stop being mean to anyone. I just wanted to say thanks for everything you’ve brought me the very last several years. I will always have confidence in you. The folks that don’t believe in you might be losing out on a lot of fun. Thank you for always coming to my house. I will ensure to leave you some cookies and carrots for your reindeer. I adore you a lot. Please write back when you are able thus i could know you got my letter. Please say hello for me personally to everyone in the workshop. Merry Christmas. Love, Christy.”
Again, thousands of letters such as these are pouring to the Oakland Post Office from children throughout Northern California.
Some are heartwarming, some are heartrending and a few are merely hilarious.
As soon as again, the post office is inviting you to become Santa’s helper and answer a number of these heartfelt missives.
“You don’t necessarily must send a present,” says Consumer Affairs Director MaryGrace Cruz, who may be responsible for Santa’s Mailroom as well as 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 somebody that cares.”
On the flip side, if you’re moved to send a present, nobody’s gonna hold you back. To turn into a Santa’s helper, call the Santa hotline at 510-874-8737 by leaving your number. They’ll call you back and sign you up.
So what’s around the younger generation’s mind these days? Look:
“Dear Santa, My P.E. class did yo-yos. I learned how to do yo-yo. Will you please bring us a yo-yo should i promise to concentrate on my teacher, follow directions and respect other students? Please? Thanks. Have a very good day at the North Pole! Love, Jordan.”
“Dear Santa, I really desire a necklace that creates me walk on water and makes me invisible. In addition, i require a Doc McStuffins which makes my toys talk! I want hairspray! And So I want special medicine that creates Mom better! Love, McKenna.”
“Dear Santa’s helpers, My name is Christopher. I’m 9 years old. I am writing to you because I might such as you to know Santa that I’ve been good at school, together with my teacher, together with my little 2 years old brother, with my parents. Could you possibly do me a favor and tell Santa that we want a tablet to do my homework and employ math and English? And can you tell Santa to provide my little brother a Lego Duplo because we don’t want him to consume the tiny ones? I am going to watch for Santa at my house and i also will leave cookies and a glass of milk. Many thanks, Christopher.”
“Dear Santa, I have bin an excellent girl this coming year. Just when was it Christmas? I’m not planning to hide to discover you. Once your elves can be found in, inform them never to enter my dresser! Love, Rosemary.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Gerardo. I’m 6 years. I am just doing good within the school and i also have plenty of friends. My mother is helping me to create this letter because I can’t write yet. She said if I’m an excellent kid I can send to letter for your needs I am going to such as a toy. Normally the one I love is definitely an angry birds, anyone. My parents work each day nevertheless they said we have a lot of bills to pay. That’s why I send this letter for your needs. Is it possible to bring me a gift? Thanks a lot, Santa. I really like you!!!”
“Dear Self Elfs, It is nice to view you again, and I was wondering if you possess the reindeer? If you do that’s great! I can’t wait until you come down for Christmas! I am going to make an additional Christmas list as the one I just made is designed for my loved ones. And I got a Christmas dog! His name is Coco and so i i do hope you like him! I am going to 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 nice to my sister Ashley. I am beneficial to my mommy and daddy. I am a good listener. For Christmas I might like doll along with an airplane. And carry a panda bear for my sister. Please bring me some donuts and cookies! I would also love a great kitty cat. One that is pink. Also bring a kitty for Ashley, too. Mommy wants a puppy and Daddy wants a doggy. Thanks a lot! Sincerely, Leila.”
“Dear Santa, How would be the reindeer doing? I can’t think that Christmas is really soon! I bet you together with 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 understand that!!) and my future adventures! Thanks, Santa! Your pal, Betsy.”
“Dear Santa, For Christmas, I would personally just like a fluffy blanket with my name onto it, a blue soccer ball plus some very, really good mystery books. Oh! And when you can I would LOVE it should you dexopky92 allow it to be snow or even a lightning storm. Love, Colby.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Allison. I have got 2 siblings. The motive of this personalized letters from santa is usually to have you help us use a wonderful Christmas. I am asking you to help us because my mother doesn’t have a job during this time. I might appreciate it whenever you can allow us to. Thank you for your time and effort to see my letter and God bless you in this particular Christmas. Love, Allison.”
“Dear Santa, It’s Damon. For this Christmas, I’d like a couple of Christmas slippers, a new time-consuming Lego set and (this might be crazy) a hunting rifle bb gun. But don’t take it when it helps make the reindeer go crazy. I’m trying my advisable to be good this season. Will you get big from too many cookies and pies? And how do you deliver presents for all the kids worldwide? But mostly, how do you get the special magic?”
“Dear Santa Claus, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! How have you been? How is Mrs. Claus? How’s Henry doing? I was just wondering. Hailee’s favorite stuffed animal, Bunnie Bunnie, is starting to acquire old and break apart, and that i was wondering should you may make her a new one so she doesn’t get sad if this falls apart completely! Thanks! Incidentally, we are going to be having our Christmas Eve party again this year so we will have cookies for you! We shall decorate them! One more thing: Hailee misses Oma (my mom’s mom) who passed away, and Hailee would really like it if you would put crosses and hearts on Oma’s stocking. Is the fact that OK? Thanks lots! With many different love! Hannah. P.S. Happy New Year!”