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Postal employees working on 'Operation Santa.' (credit: United States Postal Service)

‘Operation Santa’ 2013: Help Make A Child’s Wish Come True This Christmas

Imagine a Christmas with no presents. Now imagine being a child at Christmas with no presents.

12/12/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Help Make A Child’s Christmas Merry

The red Schwinn’s fenders were so shiny they reflected the lights on our Christmas tree. I was 9 years old, and that bicycle represented freedom to me.

12/06/2013

USPS Chief Elf Pete Fontana at Farley post office where Operation Santa begins on Dec 4.  (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

NYC Post Office Begins Receiving Letters To Santa

The program, which has operated for more than 100 years, enables members of the public and charities to respond to letters from children that are addressed to Santa Claus in the North Pole.

12/03/2013

Operation Santa At Farley Post Office (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

‘Operation Santa’ Seeing Influx Of Heart-Wrenching Letters From Sandy Victims

The volunteers said there are the typical Christmas requests for items like iPods and Playstations and ponies, but the letters this year are a bit more heart-wrenching than usual.

12/06/2012

Postal employees working on 'Operation Santa.' (credit: United States Postal Service)

‘Operation Santa’ 2012 Kicks Off In Manhattan

“Dear Santa” letters arrive by the thousands, and each year kind-hearted people bring Operation Santa Claus to life by answering “Dear Santa” letters from needy children who would otherwise have no Christmas at all.

12/03/2012

Postal employees working on 'Operation Santa.' (credit: United States Postal Service)

Join Operation Santa And Become A Holiday Hero

The holiday season is in full swing and you can become a hero by helping the United States Postal Service in “Operation Santa.”

12/15/2011

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USPS’ ‘Operation Santa’ Seeking To Make Dreams Come True This Christmas

The program, which has operated for nearly 100 years, enables members of the public and charities to respond to letters from children that are addressed to Santa Claus.

12/13/2011

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Operation Santa Kicks Off In Manhattan

New York postal officials say their Santa program is the largest in the country and gets about 500,000 letters a year from needy children.

11/30/2010