(Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Santa’s SF mailbox beginning to fill with letters from children in need

Wondering what happens to all those letters that kids send to Santa every year? In San Francisco, they all end up in one mailbox—and those from children in need get special attention.

The ‘Letters to Santa‘ program connects volunteers with children who need basic necessities, such as clothing, shelter, or food. These letters from children are available for volunteers to review in the customer lobby at the San Francisco Processing & Distribution Center, at 1300 Evans Ave. in San Francisco on the following days:

Thursday Dec 1, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday Dec 6, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday Dec 8, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday Dec 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday Dec 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday Dec 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To protect the children’s identities their addresses will not be listed. Instead, volunteers who have selected wish lists to fulfill will pass off their packed gift to the Postal Service, who will make sure it gets where it’s going.

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Homeless sweep leads to few shelter placements

City officials report that the removal of a large homeless encampment from… Continue reading

Shoe guru John Fluevog celebrates 50 years

Designer’s new book is ‘Unique Soles for Unique Souls’

Man injured in SF police shooting suspected of assault, battery

DA has yet to file formal charges against Jamaica Hampton, 24

It’s official: SF e-scooter company workers vote to unionize, a first

San Francisco e-scooter company Spin may be the first in the nation… Continue reading

Muni lobbies for funding to buy more trains after fixing problems with first batch

Muni’s $1.1 billion new train fleet debuted with multiple problems — but… Continue reading

Most Read