“Dear Santa, Should 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 to your visit! I’m sorry to state but Hanukkah starts on the 24th this season, so you will simply be with our ‘mench on the bench’ for one day. Maybe next season. From Stella.”
“Dear Santa, Are you currently really real? Because I’m not sure you might be real. If you are real, please write from the card you are likely to send me. In case you are not real I am going to not obtain a card from you. Dahlia.”
“Dear Santa Claus. This can be Christy. We have been trying my best this current year to become a good girl. I try my wise to not mean to anyone. I recently wished to say thank you for all the stuff you’ve brought me the past several years. I am going to always have confidence in you. Individuals that don’t rely on you are losing out on a thrilling time. Thank you for always coming over to my house. I will guarantee to go out of you some cookies and carrots for your reindeer. I adore you a whole lot. Please write back when you are able and so i could know you got my letter. Please say hello for me personally to everyone in the workshop. Merry Christmas. Love, Christy.”
Once more, a huge number of letters such as these are pouring to the Oakland Post Office from kids all over Northern California.
Some are heartwarming, some are heartrending plus some are simply hilarious.
And when again, the post office is inviting you to definitely become Santa’s helper and answer some of these heartfelt missives.
“You don’t necessarily have to send a present,” says Consumer Affairs Director MaryGrace Cruz, who seems to be in command of 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 that cares.”
On the flip side, if you’re relocated 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 and leave your number. They’ll phone you and sign you up.
So what’s in the younger generation’s mind nowadays? Take a peek:
“Dear Santa, My P.E. class did yo-yos. I learned the best way to do yo-yo. Will you please bring me a yo-yo if I promise to pay attention to my teacher, follow directions and respect other students? Please? Thanks a lot. Have a great day at the North Pole! Love, Jordan.”
“Dear Santa, I really require a necklace that makes me walk on water and makes me invisible. In addition, i want a Doc McStuffins that creates 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 writing for your needs because I might such as you to share with Santa that I’ve been good at school, with my teacher, with my little 2 years old brother, with my parents. Can you do me a favor and tell Santa that I need a tablet to complete my homework and exercise math and English? And may you tell Santa to give my little brother a Lego Duplo because we don’t want him to enjoy the little ones? I will watch for Santa at my house and so i will leave cookies as well as a glass of milk. Many thanks, Christopher.”
“Dear Santa, I have got bin a good girl this year. When is it Christmas? I’m not gonna hide to see you. Once your elves may be found in, tell them to never get in my dresser! Love, Rosemary.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Gerardo. I’m 6 yrs old. I am doing good inside the school and i also have plenty of friends. My mother is assisting me to write down this letter because I can’t write yet. She said if I’m an effective kid I will send to letter for you I am going to just like a toy. The main one I really like is undoubtedly an angry birds, anyone. My parents work every single day nevertheless they said there exists a lots of bills to cover. That’s why I send this letter for your needs. Is it possible to bring us a gift? Thanks a lot, Santa. I adore you!!!”
“Dear Self Elfs, It can be nice to find out you again, and that i was wondering if you possess the reindeer? Should you do that’s great! I can’t wait till you fall for Christmas! I will make an extra Christmas list since the one I just made is for my family. And I Also got a Christmas dog! His name is Coco and so i i do hope you like him! I am going to watch you in a couple of days. I really like you! Love, Jessica. P.S. Say hi to Santa in my opinion!”
“Dear Santa, I have been an effective girl all year. I am nice to my sister Ashley. I am useful to my mommy and daddy. I am an effective listener. For Christmas I would like doll and an airplane. And provide a panda bear for my sister. Please bring me some donuts and cookies! I would also love a nice kitty cat. The one that 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 would be the reindeer doing? I can’t feel that Christmas is so 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 trip to Ecuador (I’m sure you understand that!!) and all of my future adventures! Thanks, Santa! Your pal, Betsy.”
“Dear Santa, For Christmas, I would personally such as a fluffy blanket with my name upon it, a blue soccer ball plus some very, excellent mystery books. Oh! And when you can I might LOVE it should you dexopky92 allow it to be snow or even a lightning storm. Love, Colby.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Allison. I actually have 2 siblings. The motive of this letters from santa package is to request you to allow us to have a wonderful Christmas. I am suggesting that you allow us to because my mother doesn’t possess a job during this time. I would appreciate it provided you can assist us. Thanks for your time and effort to learn my letter and God bless you in this particular Christmas. Love, Allison.”
“Dear Santa, It’s Damon. For this Christmas, I’d like a pair of Christmas slippers, a 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 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 children in the world? But mostly, how would you buy your special magic?”
“Dear Santa Claus, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! How are you? How is Mrs. Claus? How’s Henry doing? I was just wondering. Hailee’s favorite stuffed animal, Bunnie Bunnie, is starting to have old and break apart, and that i was wondering should you could make her a completely new one so she doesn’t get sad if it falls apart completely! Thanks! Anyway, we will be having our Christmas Eve party again this coming year and that we could have cookies to suit your needs! 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 many different love! Hannah. P.S. Happy New Year!”