“Dear Santa, Can One please have 1. A new kind of headfones 2. curry shoes 3. My very own iPad 4. HILLARY FOR PRESIDENT! Sincerely, Liam.”
“Dear Santa, Hi! I’m excited for your personal visit! I’m sorry to express but Hanukkah starts around the 24th this current year, so you will only be with our ‘mench in the bench’ first day. Maybe the new year. From Stella.”
“Dear Santa, Have you been really real? Because I’m not sure you will be real. In case you are real, please write inside the card you are going to send me. Should you be not real I will not have a card by you. Dahlia.”
“Dear Santa Claus. This is certainly Christy. I have been trying my best this season to be a good girl. I try my advisable to not really mean to anyone. I simply planned to say thank you for everything you’ve brought me the very last ten years. I will always have confidence in you. The individuals that don’t believe in you might be missing a thrilling time. Thank you for always visiting my house. I will assure to depart you some cookies and carrots to the reindeer. I really like you a whole lot. Please write back when you can and so i could know you got my letter. Please say hello in my opinion to everybody in the workshop. Merry Christmas. Love, Christy.”
Once more, a huge number of letters like these are pouring in to the Oakland Post Office from children across Northern California.
Some are heartwarming, some are heartrending and a few are simply 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 have to send a present,” says Consumer Affairs Director MaryGrace Cruz, that is in charge 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 likely to stop you. To become 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 on 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. Will you please bring me a yo-yo generally if i promise to concentrate on my teacher, follow directions and respect other students? Please? Thanks. Have a great day on the North Pole! Love, Jordan.”
“Dear Santa, I actually require a necklace which makes me walk on water and makes me invisible. In addition, i want a Doc McStuffins that makes my toys talk! I want hairspray! And So I want special medicine which enables Mom better! Love, McKenna.”
“Dear Santa’s helpers, My name is Christopher. I’m 9 years of age. I am writing for your needs because I would such as you to tell Santa that I’ve been good at school, along with my teacher, with my little 2 years old brother, along with my parents. Can you do us a favor and tell Santa that we need a tablet to complete my homework and employ math and English? And may you tell Santa to offer my little brother a Lego Duplo because we don’t want him to enjoy the small ones? I will wait around for Santa at my house and i also will leave cookies plus a glass of milk. Thank you, Christopher.”
“Dear Santa, We have bin a good girl this current year. When is it Christmas? I’m not likely to hide to see you. Once your elves can be found in, inform them to not be in my dresser! Love, Rosemary.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Gerardo. I’m 6 years old. I am just doing good in the school and i also have lots of friends. My mother is assisting me to publish this letter because I can’t write yet. She said if I’m an effective kid I could send to letter for your needs I am going to like a toy. The main one I really like is definitely an angry birds, anyone. My mom and dad work every day but they said there exists a great deal of bills to spend. That’s why I send this letter for your needs. Are you able to bring us a gift? Many thanks, Santa. I really like you!!!”
“Dear Self Elfs, It can be nice to discover you again, and so i was wondering if you have the reindeer? Should you do that’s great! I can’t wait till you fall for Christmas! I am going to make an extra Christmas list because the one I simply made is designed for our family. And I got a Christmas dog! His name is Coco and i also i do hope you like him! I am going to look at you in a few days. I adore you! Love, Jessica. P.S. Say hi to Santa to me!”
“Dear Santa, I have been an excellent 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 would personally like doll along with an airplane. And carry a panda bear for my sister. Please bring me some donuts and cookies! I would personally like a good 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 so soon! I bet you and also the elves are busy. For Christmas may I please have got a REI Grand Tour 80 Travel Pack? It’s for my visit 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 such as a fluffy blanket with my name upon it, a blue soccer ball plus some very, really good mystery books. Oh! And provided you can I would Like it if you dexopky92 help it become snow or possibly a lightning storm. Love, Colby.”
“Dear Santa, My name is Allison. I actually have 2 siblings. The motive of the letter from santa claus is usually to have you assist us use a wonderful Christmas. I am asking you to allow us to because my mother doesn’t use a job during this time period. I would personally appreciate it provided you can assist us. Many thanks for your time and effort to see 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 might be crazy) a hunting rifle bb gun. But don’t bring it when it helps make the reindeer go crazy. I’m trying my best to be good this current year. Do you get big from way too many cookies and pies? And how will you deliver presents for all the youngsters on the planet? But mostly, how have 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 used to be just wondering. Hailee’s favorite stuffed animal, Bunnie Bunnie, is beginning to obtain old and fall apart, and that i was wondering if you could make her a completely new one so she doesn’t get sad whether it falls apart completely! Thanks! Incidentally, we will be having our Christmas Eve party again this year and we will have cookies for you! We are going to decorate them! One more thing: Hailee misses Oma (my mom’s mom) who passed away, and Hailee want it when 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!”