Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Red Cross Youth Help Brighten the Holidays for Veterans, Service Members and their Families

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Nearly to 100 Red Cross High School Club members from around New York City came to Greater New York Red Cross chapter headquarters in Manhattan December 1 to create close to 300 holiday greeting cards.

The cards will be sent to veterans, military families and active-duty service members at hospitals and installations around the world as part of the Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program.

These cards, along with those sent by sent by tens of thousands of Americans, provide a welcome “touch of home” for our troops during the holiday season.

If you and your family want to take part this year, make sure to send cards postmarked no later than December 6 to ensure they are delivered in time for the holidays.

All holiday greetings should be addressed and sent to:
Holiday Mail for Heroes
P.O. Box 5456
Capitol Heights, MD 20791-5456

Card information and requirements can be found at redcross.org/holidaymail.

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