Updated: November 22, 2020 10:43 PM
Created: November 22, 2020 09:31 PM
(ABC 6 News) -- With the holiday season approaching, it makes you wonder what Santa is up to and how is he adapting to the pandemic?
Well, like a lot of people and events this year, Santa's going virtual. Even during a pandemic, Santa visits and children telling him their Christmas wishes will keep going, "It's the ideals of unconditional love. It's the joy of giving, generosity, kindness. If that world has ever needed that, it's now," Walt Geer, CEO, and co-founder of JingleRing said.
Geer and his wife Sarah Blackman want to make every family's Christmas brighter this year. They founded JingleRing during the early months of the pandemic, it's designed for families to be abel to talk with Santa in a new way this year, "The thing that gets us up bright and early, what drives our team is the idea that we're going to bring joy to the world, we're going to help save Santa in a time when it's never needed more," Geer said.
JingleRing has 400 Clause performers worldwide. You can choose your Santa preference based on ethnicity, language including ASL, and faith, "We really embraced using the technology to match families with a Clause experience that they prefer. If you look at the broad landscape out there, for children of color, for example, it just doesn't exist," Geer said.
If you're interested to have you or your child visit Santa, go to their website and click 'Book Now.'
"It gives the child an opportunity to log in to JingleRing with their parents or their family and it's magical. I mean Santa knows now. This is the Santa at the North Pole. We've put all of our Santas in front of blue screens all over the world. They all work in virtual studios from home and we magically transform Santa to the toy workshop," Geer said.
For Walt and Sarah, they're doing this for the kids of the world. To provide them with an experience they'll never forget, "It gives them something to look forward to, it gives them something to be excited about," Geer said.
If you would like to signup for JungleRing to find out if you're on the naughty or nice list, visit this link:
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