U.S. Postal Service begins annual Operation Santa program for kids in need

A letter by a 7-year-old boy who sent it to Santa Claus through the U.S. Postal Service's Operation Santa program.

The United States Postal Service will begin its annual Operation Santa program on Tuesday, which ensures letters from kids in need to Santa Claus get answered.

Officials said many of the letters to Old St. Nick ask for simple things like warm clothing, toys or food.

Nonprofit organization "Be an Elf" is helping raise awareness of the campaign and recruit volunteers.

For more information on how to bring extra smiles to little faces on Christmas morning, check out the BeanElf.org.
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