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Letters to Santa

Mark Twain for Christmas

Cindy Lovell | Posted 12.19.2016 | Parents
Cindy Lovell

The letter from Mark Twain (real name Sam Clemens) to his toddler Susie is a holiday classic in our family. Reading it aloud has become an annual tradition, and if you celebrate Christmas and Santa's generosity to well-behaved youngsters, I predict reading it will become a tradition in your family, too.

Here's How To Get A Letter From Santa With A North Pole Postmark

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.29.2016 | Parents

As everyone knows, this is Santa’s busiest time of year ― and it’s tough for the big guy to answer every Christmas letter himself. So if your k...

Who Answers Letters To St. Nick? These Volunteers From Santa Claus, Indiana. Here Are 6 Of Our Favorites.

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2015 | Parents

These letters to Santa will make you feel *all* the holiday feels.

Santa Mail 2015: How and Where to Send Your Letters to Santa Claus

Bavani Purushothaman | Posted 12.01.2016 | Parents
Bavani Purushothaman

Another year has rolled around. The time to write letters to Santa Claus has arrived. When I was growing up, I remember having to write a letter to ...

Couple Sorts Through 1,000 Letters To Santa To Fulfill Christmas Lists For Kids In Need

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact

Jennifer Jones and Matt Beresh have a box of tissues handy when they read the letters to Santa that they've collected -- the kids who wrote them often...

3-Year-Old Knows Exactly What His Little Brothers Want For Christmas This Year

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Three-year-old Broderick, who goes by Brody, has taken the reigns this Christmas to ensure Santa does not overlook his baby brothers. Although he c...

Second City Raises $86,000 For 'Letters to Santa'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Story by Paul Biasco, courtesy of DNAinfo Chicago. OLD TOWN — The Second City raised $86,000 during its annual 24-hour improv and music marathon ...

LOOK: 9 Reasons The Postal Service Is Not Obsolete Yet

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.06.2013 | Business

The Postal Service may no longer deliver letters on Saturdays, but that doesn't mean its services are not important. In fact, the world would be a ...

Letters to Santa

David Macaray | Posted 02.10.2013 | Comedy
David Macaray

My Dearest Santa, I'm told that "clean urine" is available on the black market. Would you be a doll and leave some in my stocking? -Lindsay Lohan

LOOK: Muslim Student's Question For Santa

Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

A Redditor reports that this cute kid note was written by a Muslim student in elementary school. Title: A Question for Santa Author's grade: 4th...

How To Handle Your Kid's Outrageous Santa Request

The Stir | Posted 02.10.2013 | Parents
The Stir

Written by Kiri Blakeley on CafeMom's blog, The Stir. With Santa's visit time fast approaching, we've spoken a lot recently about the pros and cons o...

Pete Fontana Brings Joy To Both The Needy And The Giving

Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact

Thousands of hand-written notes addressed to the North Pole are intercepted by one very special elf each year. Make that "chief elf officer." Pete...

Operation Santa: Granting Kids' Wishes One Letter At A Time

Posted 12.16.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: If you were wondering where Santa's elves are, it's the Post Office...

Post Office Seeks More Help Answering Letters To Santa

CBS Chicago | Posted 02.11.2012 | Chicago

The Chicago post office says 8,000 letters to Santa are in the lobby of the main postal facility on Harrison Street, waiting to be answered in time fo...

Making A Difference: The World of Giving -- Be a Santa Helper

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 02.07.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Christmas is a magic time for most kids and many others in our community. Let's work together to insure it is a magic time for all kids young and old. Remember, you can make a difference (M.A.D.)!

WATCH: Fallon's 'Late Night' Letters To Santa

Posted 12.08.2011 | Comedy

At this time of year, plenty of kids are writing letters to Santa, describing everything they want for Christmas in adorable detail. And then ther...

Unemployed Woman's Letter To Santa: 'All I Want For Christmas Is A Job'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Like millions of jobless people across the country, the holidays aren't looking bright for Melinda Pfeiffer, a North Carolina woman who has been out o...

WATCH: Post Office Workers, Volunteers Answer Letters To Santa

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Each winter, the New York City Post Office dedicates a team of workers to opening the millions of letters that pour in for Santa. Local volunteers al...

Arthur Delaney

Letters To Santa: Kids Ask For Jobs For Their Parents | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Thousands of children across the country send letters to Santa Claus every year with their Christmas wishes. But lately, some kids' letters have been ...

Santa Claus is the Quintessential Man

Alison Armstrong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Armstrong

Like Santa Claus, men are incredibly generous. They have a huge desire to give. The goodness of a person inspires them to give more. Meanness makes them want to give less.