How to participate in USPS’s Operation Santa this year

How to participate in USPS's Operation Santa this year

This holiday season may look different than any other before, but one thing remains certain: Christmas is coming. And just because the pandemic is still raging throughout the U.S. doesn’t mean that children don’t want Santa to deliver toys. Thankfully, Santa is immune to the coronavirus, and USPS is helping him out with another round of Operation Santa to boot. 

For over a century, Operation Santa has helped children and their families receive gifts and necessities they might not otherwise receive, according to the New York Times. But the postal service is handling it differently this year. In previous years, volunteers would go to their post office and read local letters to Santa. They’d then pick one or more letters and buy respective gifts for the children who wrote them, buy and wrap the gifts, then ship them.  Read more…

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