Santa Mailboxes will be going up on Monday, Nov. 28, and will remain up until the morning of December 18. Submitted photo.

Area firefighters to help with Santa’s mail again this year

From staff reports

Burton, Lady’s Island/St. Helena, and Sheldon firefighters are again enthusiastically volunteering to help Santa Claus get his mail from local children by placing Santa Mailboxes up at each of their fire stations.

Santa Claus receives his Christmas letters through many means, and wants to make sure that every child has a chance to mail their letters and wish lists to him. Because fire stations are available in every community, Santa approached his trusted community helpers to once again help him and the community with this important task.

Each year local firefighters coordinate with Santa and his Elves by placing Santa Mailboxes up at their fire stations for children to mail their letters. Every day, firefighters empty the mailboxes and lock the letters up until Santa’s Elves come to get them and bring them directly to the North Pole and into Santa’s hands. The firefighters feel it is their sacred and trusted duty to area children and families to help them have the best holiday season possible.

Santa Mailboxes will be going up on Monday, Nov. 28, and will remain up until the morning of December 18. Santa Mailboxes are white, adorned with his Santa’s face, and will be plainly visible at the front of each fire station. Santa promises that all letters with a legible name and address will receive his personal reply by Christmas.


Station 20 – 146 Lady’s Island Drive

Station 21 – 725 Sam’s Point Road

Station 22 – 1617 Sea Island Parkway

Station 23 – 632 Lands End Road

Station 24 – 100 Polowana Road

Station 40 – 5 Fire Station Lane, Sheldon

Station 41 – 66 Keans Neck Road, Sheldon

Station 81 – 36 Burton Hill Road, Beaufort

Station 82 – 14 Bruce K Smalls Road, Grays Hill

Station 83 – 602 Parris Island Gateway, Shell Point

Station 84 – 158 Bay Pines Road, Pinewood

Station 85 – 2 Market Street, Habersham

Beaufort Inn – 809 Port Republic Street

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