Always looking to make his job a little easier during the Christmas holiday, Santa has placed a mailbox in Sunset Beach! Now, children can drop off their Christmas wish lists from November 22, 2022, to December 17, 2022. And, each child will receive a personal letter response written in English or Spanish from Santa himself before December 24, 2022!
The mailbox is located in front of the Old Bridge Historical Society at 109 Shoreline Dr. W. in Sunset Beach. And no postage is required!
Now, in its third year, the Santa Mailbox program is coordinated by the non-profit group Sunset Vision and run by a dedicated local volunteer who manages all of Santa’s letter-writing efforts.
Since Santa’s Mailbox was first placed in Sunset Beach, it has turned out to be extremely successful! Today, Santa has answered nearly 200 letters from local and visiting children alike.
Here’s a list of things to know before dropping off a letter:
Please remember to include a legible return address in order to receive a response.
Child’s name must be clearly printed or the letter will be addressed to “My dear friend”.
Return times may vary—even by household. The volunteer elves try to respond in the order the letters come in, but the elves work at different paces, so PLEASE BE PATIENT..
To receive a child’s original letter back: include a stamped envelope with the return address and a note requesting it back.
Please note: the elves do not address a child’s gift request to respect the caregiver’s choices and financial situation.
For more information about Santa’s Mailbox, visit us at www.sunsetvision.org.
About Sunset Vision
Our mission is to enrich the community by funding and maintaining amenities and features that promote nature, education, enjoyment, business, accessibility, and volunteerism in order to make the Sunset Beach experience more interactive and more rewarding. Visit us online a sunsetvision.org for more information.