Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Thanks to a very special U.S. Postal Service program, "Santa" will reply to children who mail him their Christmas wish lists this holiday season.
Every year, millions of children sit down to make a wish list for Santa, hoping he will make all of their Christmas dreams come true. But what if Santa actually wrote back? The United States Postal Service is now accepting "Letters From Santa," a program that allows any person to play Santa by sending a letter signed by Saint Nick to any child. According to a postal service news release, "The 'Letters From Santa' program helps parents fulfill the dreams of their own children." Instructions to send a letter from Santa: In Shelby Township and Utica, letters to Santa can be dropped off at any post office location. TELL US: Do your children or children in your family plan on writing a letter to Santa this year?
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Macomb Charitable Foundation shares Santa letters from homeless children, asks for support.
While many kids hold out for the new WiiU or perhaps an iPad, one Macomb County child, named Keyana, is hoping for a bed. Keyana is homeless and living in a hotel room with her five siblings and mother. Although she says she’s thankful for her one-room “house,” what she really wants for her Christmas is her own bed. Keyana is one of many children receiving help from the Macomb Charitable Foundation. President Shelly Penzien shared Keyana’s letter to Santa, as well as one from another children with Patch.com. Penzien said the Macomb Charitable Foundation is looking for support this Christmas in one of four ways:
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Children can write and send letters to Santa Claus at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library North Branch, Shelby Township Library and Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Center through Dec. 15.
Everyone else may use email, but Santa Claus still prefers the old pen on paper and once again he’s turning to the Shelby-Macomb Daybreakers Kiwanis Club to see no Dear Santa letter goes unanswered. Partnering with the Clinton-Macomb Public Library North Branch, Shelby Township Library and Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Center, the Daybreakers are continuing their Letters to Santa program again this year. Through Dec. 15, local children can stop by any of the above locations to write their letter to Santa. The "post offices" supply brightly colored stationary, envelopes and a mailbox that ships directly to the North Pole. “The Letters to Santa program was very successful last year,” said Gretchen Krug, North Branch Manager, in a …