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6-Yr-Old’s Heartfelt Note To Santa Teaches Us All True Meaning Of Christmas.

The Christmas season is upon us, and with it comes a reminder that it is always better to give than to receive.

One little boy is making waves online for understanding better than most that Christmas is a time to be both selfless and generous. The boy’s mom, Elizabeth Teckenbrock of Clearwater, Florida, wrote to Ellen DeGeneres on Facebook and shared a note that her son Chance penned to Santa Claus. However, it’s not what you think – this is not your ordinary letter to old Saint Nick!


Instead of asking for toys, video games, or perhaps a bicycle for himself, this sweet young man wrote a note asking Santa to deliver his presents to needy children instead.


The letter reads:

“Dear Santa, please take all my toys to boys and girls who don’t have some. My toys are a lot (he means he has a lot) and you can skip me. But not my sister, she will cry. Love Chanceâ€

Elizabeth added, “This is all he wants for Christmas! I’m going to do it for him! @TheEllenShow help us achieve this please!”


Chance, who is six years old, got the idea to donate his presents after learning that many kids in his class at school did not have an Elf on the Shelf tradition at home. In fact, he learned that some kids didn’t even get presents from Santa at all, so Chance decided to do something about it.

And who else does a six-year-old turn to with a Christmas problem like this? The big man, of course! Chase took it up with Santa himself.


What an amazing little boy! The fact that a young child has this much awareness of the difficulties other kids face is truly remarkable. Chance truly has a wonderful heart to be so selfless at such a young age.

Hopefully, Ellen will help the Teckenbrock family achieve their goal. There are certainly many worthy charities that you can contribute to that make donations to children if you’re interested in following Chance’s example this holiday season.

Please share this story to spread the word: be generous, and be kind! Always.

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