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A Christmas Card for you and one for John .

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Swap Coordinator:gmasusie (contact)
Swap categories: Letters & Writing  Seasonal  Masculine 
Number of people in swap:59
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.98
Last day to signup/drop:November 30, 2014
Date items must be sent by:December 7, 2014
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

I met a man in my apartment building this summer. We seem to meet at the mailbox most days. He hardly gets anything but junk mail. He has mentioned more than once about the amount of mail I take out of my mailbox. He is recovering from a stroke so I thought it would be a great idea to fill his mailbox with mail for Christmas.

I had John's address posted here but removed it. A kind swapper messaged me that it against the rules to post someones address (didn't wanna me to get in trouble ). So now I will PM his address to anyone that joins or just wants to send him a card.

So to recap : One card to your partner and one card to John.

This is my first time to host a swap so please bear with me as I keep correcting my mistakes.

Rating requirements : 4.98 and above. I will be checking profiles for questionable swappers and will remove anyone that doesn't meet the requirements.

This is a Christmas swap so let's get into the spirit of the season and make John's Christmas Merry as well as your assigned partner's.

Discussion

gmasusie 11/20/2014 #

I forgot to add that the cards to John and your partner can be store bought or a very well homemade one.

Postcardpeggy 11/21/2014 #

I am from Canada so I cant join the swap but I will definetly send out a card for him

TereDiane1954 11/21/2014 #

How kind of you, @gmasusie ! I'll join!

gmasusie 11/21/2014 #

Thank you @Postcardpeggy Send me your address and I'll glady send a card to

Thanks for joining the swap @TereDiane1954

picupurcross 11/21/2014 #

Awesome swap! Thanks for hosting! 😊

atomball 11/21/2014 #

This is such a good idea, I'm sorry I can't join the swap as it is USA only and I'm in the UK. But I shall send a nice Christmas card to John. xx

gmasusie 11/21/2014 #

WOW Thank you @atomball PM me your address so I can send you a card.

Jjean 11/21/2014 #

I will be more than happy to send John a Christmas card...PM his address to me, thank you and great idea.

ChelseaDagger 11/21/2014 #

Wonderful idea! I can't join, but I've mailed him a card today!

JennaZ 11/21/2014 #

Such a sweet idea, thanks for creating this swap!

Elliepatterson 11/21/2014 #

I too will be more than happy to send John a Christmas card...PM his address to me, thank you for thinking of others at this time of the year. Christmas blessings,

crazedwombat 11/22/2014 #

Sadly, I can't join the swap. but could you message me John's address so I can send him a card too? Thanks! :)

Momskii 11/23/2014 #

Wow, won't John be surprised when he gets all these cards.

Bunnytoduk 11/27/2014 #

Can you please send me john's address to, I'm in UK so can't join up

tizzicat 11/27/2014 #

And me - also in the UK, but will send him a card.

user6937 11/27/2014 #

I'll send him a card too - I'm in Canada.

MsRose 11/27/2014 #

@gmasusie , I'm not joining the swap , I would Like to send John a card ;) pm the info !

jaceslave 11/27/2014 #

I am not joining swap but could you send me John address so I could send him one.

mcall 11/27/2014 #

I would love to send John a Christmas card too..

vontakk 11/27/2014 #

Not joining either, but would love to send him a card! Feel free to PM me his address and I will gladly get one out!

debbiespoms 11/28/2014 #

You are so thoughtful and kind to think of others ! I do charity work for the poor children in our area. It's so rewarding and wish I could see their faces when they open the gifts. But I will happily join in.

HisDarkMaterials 11/28/2014 #

Can't join as I'm in Ireland but would love to send him a card for Christmas if you PM me his address! You're a wonderful human being!

reauk 11/29/2014 #

cant join swap in uk.. but please pm me johns addie I pop a card in post for him great idea.

reauk 11/29/2014 #

cant join swap in uk.. but please pm me johns addie I pop a card in post for him great idea.

evieroz 11/29/2014 #

Please pm me his addy. Thanks, This John is going to be smiling from ear to ear.

MiniQuilt 11/29/2014 #

I've already sent my card. I am happy!

debbiespoms 11/29/2014 #

Say, what is your real name Gmasusie? So, I can put down on the card to John, how I obtained his address. Thank you much.

Nailyna 11/29/2014 #

Really wish I could join this swap...

jenzie 11/29/2014 #

I'm new and don't have any ratings, so I'm unable to sign up. Would be happy to send John a card though, if you can send me his address. :)

butterflylady 11/30/2014 #

yes, send me his address, and I will gladly get a card in the mail to him. How very, very kind of you. God bless you for your kind heart.

ayates 11/30/2014 #

49 in the swap and many others sending! I wish you could post johns reactions. You have created a beautiful thing!! Blessings

TerryF 11/30/2014 #

Not in the swap but my cards will be in the mail tomorrow. (";)

kirstyenarno 12/ 1/2014 #

Can you inbox me John's address and a message to explain how I got his address, I can send aa card from the Netherlands.

porpie5 12/ 1/2014 #

Will you PM everyone in the swap automatically or do we ask for it? I am ready to send my partner's card - and John's! Thanks for doing this! I looks like it will create a lot of work for you! Merry Christmas to you!

JennaZ 12/ 1/2014 #

Wondering the same thing, I also need John's address and haven't got a PM from the host yet.

picupurcross 12/ 1/2014 #

Same here!

crescendo 12/ 1/2014 #

@gmasusie instead of the tedium of PMing everyone with John's address, you could also grab the comma separated list of swap participants' email addresses that you as a host can see when you click on "view participants", then send a bulk email with John's address to all participants by pasting that list onto the BCC line of your email. It is very important to use BCC and not the To or CC line in your email to keep everyone else's email private. That being said, with some email servers bulk emailing sometimes just will be flagged as spam and go to people's spam folder. Sooo, that option may or may not cover everyone...but thought it was worth mentioning anyway.

Momskii 12/ 1/2014 #

Please let us know how John likes all his cards.

gmasusie 12/ 1/2014 #

Thanks @crescendo I did email John's address to all the participants using BCC. I certainly hope it worked and none went to anyone's spam folders.

Anyone that still needs his address please PM me and I will PM you back with it.

crescendo 12/ 1/2014 #

I got your email!

TereDiane1954 12/11/2014 #

I, too, would like to know his reaction to all of the cards. Was he pleased?

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