Thursday, December 04, 2008

Send a Card to the Military Serving

Deadline December 1oth
Pitney Bowes has partnered with the American Red Cross to to deliver 1,000,000 holiday cards to American service people, veterans, and their families in the US and around the world. Pitney Bowes is generously donating technology, resources and postage to make this holiday card program possible.

Please send cards to:

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

ALL CARDS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2008. Cards sent after this date will be returned to sender.
You can go to the American Red Cross site to download and print a card free and learn other ways you can participate. s to participate.
If sending multiple cards, put them all in one envelope.
Sign your cards
Use generic salutations such as "Dear Service Member".
Do not include personal information such as your email or home
Do not send letters.
Do not include inserts of any kind, including but not limited to photos,
glitter, confetti, gifts cards of calling cards. All such items will be removed during review processing.
All cards received may be used in publicity efforts, including appearing in broadcast, print or online media.

NOTE: If you received an email about Walter Reed, Walter Reed is NOT accepting holiday cards. For more information go HERE.

Phone cards or gift cards/certificates? A different process. Read directions HERE.

Care packages cannot be accepted at this PO. To find out about Care Packages go HERE and click under "Homefront Groups."

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