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Holiday Cards for Heroes

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Holiday Cards for Heroes
Swap Coordinator:Garrent (contact)
Swap categories: Miscellaneous 
Number of people in swap:22
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:December 5, 2011
Date items must be sent by:December 9, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This is a swap to support our troops. Please send one holiday card (can be bought or handmade) to your partner and at least one to the following address:

Holiday Mail for Heroes PO Box 5456 Capitol Heights, MD 20791-5456

This is run by the American Red Cross to help send holiday cheer to our military men and women who are far from home.

I will angel if needed, just let me know.

Who's with me?

ADDED: I had to adjust the dates to correspond with the Red Cross' guidelines (thanks Heidi). I hope it doesn't confuse anyone.

Discussion

kejxc 12/ 3/2011 #

Do the cards need to be a certain size? I know other organizations that I sent to have cards sent to soldiers, they wanted cards that were A2 sized(4.25X5.5).

jharris1117 12/ 4/2011 #

Do we just go ahead and send it out to the PO BOX.....

Sha2ronS 12/ 5/2011 #

Ashamedly, I've never sent card to this type of program before. Do we put them in a larger maling envelope, or just write out a card and send it in the envelope that goes with it? Thanks!

FLCindy 12/ 5/2011 #

Can newbies sign up? Should we include a cheerful letter with the card?

Garrent 12/ 6/2011 #

As far as I know, they can be any size, but I would try to be as standard as possible to ensure speedy delivery. I don't think they need to be in a larger envelope. I haven't seen any instructions for that. I assume they forward the cards as is to various personnel. Newbies are more than welcome! We all had to start somewhere, right?

Barbi 12/ 9/2011 #

http://www.redcross.org/holidaymail

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