The Magic of Santa’s Sleigh

There is so much to be grateful for this holiday season. One of the things the Glympse team loves and appreciates most is when we hear about the creative ways people apply our location sharing technology to do good in their communities. Whether it’s to add a techie twist to something traditional, or surprise their friends, family and neighbors – there’s a lot of imaginative Glympse advocates out there. You can bet the ideas get bigger and more magical during the holidays.

If you’ve ever wondered how Santa’s able to visit every house in the world in one night, you already know you aren’t alone.

If you’ve ever opined that there just must be a better way to track Santa’s sleigh on its route, well…you also aren’t alone!

Over the past few weeks, we’ve heard from fire departments and community organizations across the country and even the world who are using Glympse to help parents and kids keep track of Santa during their annual Santa runs. Some have been using Glympse to track Santa for years.

A special thanks to all the organizations below for making Glympse a part of their community’s Santa experience in 2017.

Cheswick Volunteer Fire Company | Lacey Fire District | Shirley Santa | Livingston Round Table & Lothian 4×4 ResponseBurgess Hill Haywards Heath and District Round Table | Newport Hills Community ClubBurke Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department / Fairfax County Fire Station 14Burke Volunteer Fire and Rescue | Deeside Round TableAirdrie & Coatbridge Round Table | Hamilton MillNewport RI Police DepartmentSouth Berkeley Volunteer Fire Company | Hatfield Santa | Stow Fire Department | Millbury Fire Dept | Goldvein Fire | Vienna VFD SantaAirdrie & Coatbridge Round Table | Milford Haven Roundtable | Winchester Santa Sleigh | Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company | Jackson Mills Volunteer Fire CompanyCenter Moriches Volunteer Fire Department

If we missed someone on our list, give us a shout and let us know.

And if you’re using Glympse’s app or public tags feature to help make your upcoming event even better, we’d love to know about it! Share what you’re up to with us on Twitter or Facebook.

One final note on sharing: If you haven’t yet, please take a moment to share our holiday greeting on your social networks. For every share through December 31 we’re donating $1 to Seattle’s YouthCare (up to $1,000). Just use the hashtag #ShareaGlympse to participate.