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Kids Looking For Santa Getting Boost From “Accidental Santa” Hotline In Santa Barbara

Posted on Monday, December 22, 2014 1:06am


It started as a misdialed telephone call which ended up in Santa Barbara, but was soon followed by a second, a third, and then a flood of calls.

But, the man who accidentally received the calls from kids looking for Santa Claus embraced the situation, and now it’s become a tradition.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks to the Accidental Santa.

Click on link to listen to/download story:  Accidental Santa

The Accidental Santa Hotline is operating from 2 p.m.-8 p.m. PST today and tomorrow, and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. December 24th.  The toll free number is 1-800-726-8222, and the chance for kids to talk to Santa, Mrs. Claus, or one of his helpers is free.


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