“Dear Santa, Can I please have 1. A new set of headfones 2. curry shoes 3. My own, personal iPad 4. HILLARY FOR PRESIDENT! Sincerely, Liam.”
“Dear Santa, Hi! I’m excited to your visit! I’m sorry to say but Hanukkah starts on the 24th this season, so you will simply be with our ‘mench around the bench’ for starters day. Maybe next year. From Stella.”
“Dear Santa, Are you currently really real? Because I’m not too sure you might be real. If you are real, please write within the card you might send me. When you are not real I am going to not get a card by you. Dahlia.”
“Dear Santa Claus. This really is Christy. We have been trying my best this year to become good girl. I try my wise to stop being mean to anyone. I just desired to say thank you for all the things you’ve brought me the last a decade. I am going to always believe in you. Individuals that don’t believe in you will be missing out on loads of fun. Thanks for always coming to my home. I will guarantee to depart you some cookies and carrots to the reindeer. I really like you a great deal. Please write back when you are able so I could know you got my letter. Please say hello for me personally to everyone in the workshop. Merry Christmas. Love, Christy.”
Yet again, a huge number of letters like these are pouring in to the Oakland Post Office from kids all over Northern California.
Some are heartwarming, some are heartrending and a few are merely hilarious.
And when again, the post office is inviting one to become Santa’s helper and answer a few of these heartfelt missives.
“You don’t necessarily ought to send a present,” says Consumer Affairs Director MaryGrace Cruz, that is in command of 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.”
However, if you’re transferred to send a present, nobody’s going to hold you back. To become a Santa’s helper, call the Santa hotline at 510-874-8737 by leaving your number. They’ll phone you and sign you up.
So what’s about the younger generation’s mind currently? Take a look:
“Dear Santa, My P.E. class did yo-yos. I learned how to do yo-yo. Do you want to please bring me a yo-yo basically if i promise to concentrate on my teacher, follow directions and respect other students? Please? Thanks a lot. Have a very good day at the North Pole! Love, Jordan.”
“Dear Santa, I really desire a necklace which makes me walk on water and makes me invisible. In addition, i require a Doc McStuffins that creates my toys talk! I want hairspray! And I Also want special medicine which makes Mom better! Love, McKenna.”
“Dear Santa’s helpers, My name is Christopher. I’m 9 yrs old. I am just writing to you because I would personally as if you to inform Santa that I’ve been great at school, with my teacher, along with my little 2 years old brother, along with my parents. Could you do me a favor and tell Santa which i need a tablet to perform my homework and employ math and English? And could 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 wait for Santa at my house and that i will leave cookies along with a glass of milk. Thanks a lot, Christopher.”
“Dear Santa, I actually have bin a good girl this year. When is it Christmas? I’m not planning to hide to see you. When your elves come in, let them know to never be in my dresser! Love, Rosemary.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Gerardo. I’m 6 years old. I am just doing good within the school and that i have a great deal of friends. My mother helps me to write this letter because I can’t write yet. She said if I’m an excellent kid I will send to letter for you I will such as a toy. The one I like is surely an angry birds, any one. My parents work daily nonetheless they said we have a lot of bills to pay. That’s why I send this letter for you. Is it possible to bring me a gift? Thanks, Santa. I love you!!!”
“Dear Self Elfs, It is actually nice to discover you again, and that i was wondering if you possess the reindeer? If you that’s great! I can’t wait till you come down for Christmas! I am going to make another Christmas list because the one I recently made is perfect for our kids. And I got a Christmas dog! His name is Coco and i also hope you like him! I will view you in a few days. I really like you! Love, Jessica. P.S. Say hi to Santa for me!”
“Dear Santa, I have got been a great girl all year. I am nice to my sister Ashley. I am just useful to my mommy and daddy. I am just an effective listener. For Christmas I would personally like doll and an airplane. And convey a panda bear for my sister. Please bring me some donuts and cookies! I would also 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. Many thanks! Sincerely, Leila.”
“Dear Santa, How are definitely the reindeer doing? I can’t believe that Christmas is very 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 visit to Ecuador (I’m sure you understand about 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 on it, a blue soccer ball and a few very, really good mystery books. Oh! And if you can I would LOVE it when 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 letter from santa to child would be to have you allow us to possess a wonderful Christmas. I am just suggesting that you allow us to because my mother doesn’t have a job during this time period. I would appreciate it whenever you can assist us. Many thanks for your time to learn my letter and God bless you in this Christmas. Love, Allison.”
“Dear Santa, It’s Damon. For this Christmas, I’d like some Christmas slippers, a whole 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 best to be good this coming year. Do you get big from too many cookies and pies? And how can you deliver presents to all the kids on earth? But mostly, how would you obtain your special magic?”
“Dear Santa Claus, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! How are you? 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 I was wondering when you could make her a fresh one so she doesn’t get sad if this falls apart completely! Thanks! By the way, we shall be having our Christmas Eve party again this current year and we could have cookies for you personally! We shall decorate them! Yet another 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 OK? Thanks lots! With lots of love! Hannah. P.S. Happy New Year!”