USPS’ ‘Operation Santa’ Lets You Adopt a Low-Income Kid’s Wish List
It’s the season of giving and if you’re in the mood for making it a holly jolly Christmas for a kid who might not have an opportunity to have Christmas as we know it — the United States Post Office has your back.
“Operation Santa” is in full effect and its super simple!
You see, every year the USPS gets countless letters for the North Pole, many from kids who are part of low-income families.
The Post Office is letting people “adopt” a letter and send presents to the family based on the Christmas lists the kids sent to Santa.
The USPS set up a website where you can go to adopt a letter or where you can submit your kid’s wishlist. And you can pick whatever letter you want! Maybe you’d rather sift through the letters and find one that speaks to you personally or grab a random one — someone will appreciate Santa’s acknowledgment regardless.
Then once you’ve picked a kid you go out and shop for the kid and then ship them their gifts by December 20.
Every kid should have a Christmas — you really won’t miss the money, but you could miss an opportunity to do a good thing.