Christmas cards pouring in for orphaned burn victim

Safyre Terry, 8, opens a gift Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, at a post office near her home in Rotterdam, N.Y. Safyre, who lost her father and three younger siblings and was burned over 75 percent of her body in a May 2013 house fire, has been receiving cards and gifts from across the country since her custodial aunt posted a photo of her on Facebook with a message saying she’d like to get cards for a Christmas tree display stand. The post has been shared tens of thousands of times, and a crowd funding site has generated more than $177,000 for the family. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)
Safyre Terry, 8, opens a gift Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, at a post office near her home in Rotterdam, N.Y. Safyre, who lost her father and three younger siblings and was burned over 75 percent of her body in a May 2013 house fire, has been receiving cards and gifts from across the country since her custodial aunt posted a photo of her on Facebook with a message saying she’d like to get cards for a Christmas tree display stand. The post has been shared tens of thousands of times, and a crowd funding site has generated more than $177,000 for the family. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)


SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Schenectady’s Super Survivor Sa’fyre Terry is still receiving lots of mail from all over the world.

The mail is in response to a Facebook post that went viral calling for cards to make sure the 8-year old has a special Christmas.

Despite what she’s been through, the second grader says she only wants one thing this holiday season: Christmas cards to fill up her card-tree.

On her Facebook page she’s posted a picture, holding up a thank you message for the incredible kindness coming in from around the world.

She has her own postal container machine. 25 trays per postal container and each tray has 400 cards. That’s 10,000+ per container and they keep getting filled.

On Wednesday, she picked up her mail from a P.O. Box in Rotterdam. She was delighted by the cards and presents. Her family said her card tree is already filled with messages.

Safyre, who lost her father and three younger siblings and was burned over 75 percent of her body in a May 2013 house fire,

If you want to send a card, address it to:

Sa’fyre Terry
P.O. Box 6126
Schenectady, N.Y. 12306 USA

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