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Event Category Misc Community Service
Event Name Holiday Cards for Heroes
Event Type Community Service (Service Hours Tracked)
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Event Description We will write holiday cards for those in the military who may not be able to come home for the holidays or who are in a military hospitals. This project is sponsored by the American Red Cross. Some of the guidelines for the project are:

• Every card received will be screened for hazardous materials and then reviewed by Red Cross volunteers working around the country.
Please observe the following guidelines to ensure a quick reviewing process:
• Ensure that all cards are signed.
• Use generic salutations such as “Dear Service Member.” Cards addressed to specific individuals can not be delivered through this program.
• Only cards are being accepted. Do not send or include letters.
• Do not include email or home addresses on the cards: the program is not meant to foster pen pal relationships.
• Do not include inserts of any kind, including photos: these items will be removed during the reviewing process.
• Please refrain from choosing cards with glitter or using loose glitter as it can aggravate health issues of ill and injured warriors.
• If you are mailing a large quantity of cards, please bundle them and place them in large mailing envelopes or flat rate postal shipping boxes. Each card does not need its own envelope, as envelopes will be removed from all cards before distribution.

All holiday greetings should be addressed and sent to:

Holiday Mail for Heroes
P.O. Box 5456
Capitol Heights, MD 20791-5456

The deadline for having cards to the P.O. Box is December 6th.
Holiday cards received after this date cannot be guaranteed delivery.
Additional Description We would appreciate unused cards (without glitter) you would like to donate or cards that you have made with your kids and bring to the meeting.
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Event State Service Hours/Attendance Confirmed

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