There’s still time to call Santa’s hotline — the word-of-mouth sensation, driven by the spirit of the holidays

The line was started in 2009, it was the first year that the United States Postal Service may not have been able to fund letters to Santa Claus in care of the North Pole, Alaska, post office. The founder of Dave Erickson wanted to ensure that children of all ages would have a safe and fun opportunity to convey their wishes to Santa in time for Christmas.