Postal Service Seeks Operation Santa Volunteers To Deliver Gifts To Needy Families

The U.S. Postal Service is seeking helpers to ensure needy children and families have gifts under the tree on Christmas morning through its Operation Santa program.

The Operation Santa program has been around for 111 years, since the agency started allowing postal employees and volunteers to respond to letters from children writing to Santa. The program allows volunteers to give back by “adopting” deserving children and families in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands online.

“Letter volume and the number of adopters increase every year and this year is no exception,” Sue Brennan, senior public relations specialist for the Postal Service, told FreightWaves.

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Clarissa Hawes