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Free Conferencing Corporation Invites Children of All Ages to Call "Santa's Hotline"

More Than 13,000 Callers Reveal Holiday Gift Wish List to Santa Claus

LONG BEACH, Calif. – December 20, 2010 –Long Beach-based telecommunications company,, the leading provider of free conferencing services, is proud to announce “Santa’s Hotline,” a voicemail line for children of all ages to call in and leave a message for Santa Claus. Callers may dial in to Santa’s Hotline at 951-262-3062. has made it easy for children to connect with Santa Claus via its dedicated voicemail line powered by SimpleVoiceBox. With more than 13,000 messages received to date, Santa’s Hotline callers spend an average of one minute each talking to Santa—who is sure to have his work cut out for him delivering gifts on Christmas morning. Some of the most popular items requested include video gaming equipment, electronics, dolls, variety of toys, and bicycles.

“The way that children connect with Santa is evolving and we are excited to help connect today’s next generation of communicators to Santa over the phone,” said Dave Erickson, founder of “The overwhelming response to our ‘Santa’s Hotline’ has been delightful and we encourage everyone to continue to share their holiday spirit.” opened Santa’s Hotline on December 2, 2010. The hotline is taking calls through December 25, 2010.  Any proceeds generated from Santa’s Hotline will be donated to Children Today a non-profit organization that provides quality early childcare and education programsRe to homeless families absolutely free of charge.

About Free Conferencing Corporation

Founded in 2001, Free Conferencing Corporation is an industry pioneer and leading provider of collaborative communication solutions serving small to large-sized businesses, communities and organizations around the world.  More than one million registered users already depend on Free Conferencing Corporation’s conference call services for reliable, cost-effective and easy-to-use audio conferencing.  Free Conferencing Corporation’s all-digital network is built on proprietary media servers and uses both PSTN (public switched telephone network) and advanced VoIP-based services to deliver unparalleled, high-quality audio conferencing services at the best pricing models available.  For more information, please call (844) 844-1322 or visit

About Children Today

Children Today was founded in 1997 to address the needs of children facing homelessness.  Since the organization’s creation, founders Theresa Bixby and Jennifer Fitzgerald, both working moms, have developed programs to provide quality early care and education to kids in need. The goal of Children Today is to increase the safety, stability and confidence of children facing homelessness and provide quality early care and education programs absolutely free of charge.  Children Today operates two free, licensed child development and day care centers in Long Beach, California: Play House West and Play House North; both centers serve homeless children between the ages of six weeks and six years of age, one focusing on emergency care, the other on long term child care.  For more information on the organization and its programs, visit or call 562-432-1224.