“Dear Santa, May I please have 1. A fresh set of headfones 2. curry shoes 3. My very own iPad 4. HILLARY FOR PRESIDENT! Sincerely, Liam.”
“Dear Santa, Hi! I’m excited for your visit! I’m sorry to state but Hanukkah starts on the 24th this current year, so you will only be with our ‘mench in the bench’ for just one day. Maybe the coming year. From Stella.”
“Dear Santa, Are you presently really real? Because I’m less than sure you happen to be real. Should you be real, please write in the card you are going to send me. When you are not real I will not obtain a card on your part. Dahlia.”
“Dear Santa Claus. This is certainly Christy. I actually have been trying my best this coming year to be a good girl. I try my better to not really mean to anyone. I just desired to say thanks for all the stuff you’ve brought me the past a decade. I will always have confidence in you. Individuals that don’t believe in you happen to be missing a thrilling time. Thank you for always arriving at my house. I will guarantee to have you some cookies and carrots to the reindeer. I love you so much. Please write back when you are able and so i could know you got my letter. Please say hello to me to everyone in the workshop. Merry Christmas. Love, Christy.”
Once more, thousands of letters like these are pouring in to the Oakland Post Office from kids across Northern California.
Some are heartwarming, some are heartrending plus some are just hilarious.
And once again, the post office is inviting you to definitely become Santa’s helper and answer a few of these heartfelt missives.
“You don’t necessarily must send a present,” says Consumer Affairs Director MaryGrace Cruz, that is in control 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 somebody that cares.”
Alternatively, if you’re relocated to send a present, nobody’s likely to hold you back. To be a Santa’s helper, call the Santa hotline at 510-874-8737 leaving your number. They’ll call you and sign you up.
So what’s about the younger generation’s mind today? Take a peek:
“Dear Santa, My P.E. class did yo-yos. I learned how to do yo-yo. Are you going to please bring me a yo-yo basically if i promise to concentrate on my teacher, follow directions and respect other students? Please? Thanks. Have a great day at the North Pole! Love, Jordan.”
“Dear Santa, I actually require a necklace which enables me walk on water and makes me invisible. I also need a Doc McStuffins which enables my toys talk! I want hairspray! And That I want special medicine which enables Mom better! Love, McKenna.”
“Dear Santa’s helpers, My name is Christopher. I’m 9 yrs old. I am writing to you personally because I would as if you to tell Santa that I’ve been proficient at school, together with my teacher, together with my little 2 year-old brother, with my parents. Would you do me a favor and tell Santa that I want a tablet to do my homework and rehearse math and English? And might you tell Santa to present my little brother a Lego Duplo because we don’t want him to enjoy the small ones? I am going to await Santa at my house and so i will leave cookies as well as a glass of milk. Thanks, Christopher.”
“Dear Santa, We have bin an excellent girl this current year. When is it Christmas? I’m not likely to hide to discover you. When your elves are available in, let them know not to enter my dresser! Love, Rosemary.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Gerardo. I’m 6 years of age. I am doing good within the school and so i have lots of friends. My mom is helping 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 you I am going to such as a toy. Usually the one I love is definitely an angry birds, anyone. My mom and dad work every day but they said there exists a large amount of bills to pay. That’s why I send this letter for your needs. Is it possible to bring me a gift? Many thanks, Santa. I really like you!!!”
“Dear Self Elfs, It is actually nice to see you again, and I was wondering if you have the reindeer? Should you that’s great! I can’t wait till you come down for Christmas! I am going to make another Christmas list since the one I just made is made for my family. And I Also got a Christmas dog! His name is Coco and I i do hope you like him! I will view you in a couple of days. I like you! Love, Jessica. P.S. Say hi to Santa for me!”
“Dear Santa, I have been a good girl all year. I am just nice to my sister Ashley. I am just useful to my mommy and daddy. I am just an excellent listener. For Christmas I would personally like doll along with an airplane. And convey a panda bear for my sister. Please bring me some donuts and cookies! I would also like a nice 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 are definitely the reindeer doing? I can’t think that Christmas is so soon! I bet you and also the elves are busy. For Christmas may I please use a REI Grand Tour 80 Travel Pack? It’s for my trip to Ecuador (I’m sure you know 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 into it, a blue soccer ball and a few very, very good mystery books. Oh! And whenever you can I might LOVE it should you dexopky92 help it become snow or a lightning storm. Love, Colby.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Allison. We have 2 siblings. The motive of the personalized letters from santa is usually to ask you to assist us use a wonderful Christmas. I am suggesting that you allow us to because my mother doesn’t possess a job during this time. I might appreciate it provided you can allow us to. Thank you for your time and effort to read through 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 fresh time-consuming Lego set and (this could be crazy) a hunting rifle bb gun. But don’t take it if this helps to make the reindeer go crazy. I’m trying my advisable to be good this year. Do you get big from way too many cookies and pies? And how do you deliver presents for all the youngsters in the world? 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 found myself just wondering. Hailee’s favorite stuffed animal, Bunnie Bunnie, is starting to obtain old and fall apart, and that i was wondering in the event you may make her a completely new one so she doesn’t get sad when it falls apart completely! Thanks! Incidentally, we are going to be having our Christmas Eve party again this coming year and we can have cookies to suit your needs! We shall decorate them! Yet another thing: Hailee misses Oma (my mom’s mom) who passed away, and Hailee would like it when you would put crosses and hearts on Oma’s stocking. Is that OK? Thanks lots! With plenty of love! Hannah. P.S. Happy New Year!”