Sunday, June 08, 2008

Operation Love From Home: 4th of July Card Drive for Troops!

4TH OF JULY CARD DRIVE FOR DEPLOYED TROOPS

The Mission: To collect at least 5,000 "thank you" cards for troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. The majority of the cards collected will go to a unit currently stationed in an extremely harsh and remote area of Afghanistan.

The Reason: Being away from home and living in harsh conditions with combat & constant danger is difficult ~ our troops need to know we have not forgotten them!!! Mail from home helps to keep our troops' morale strong, making a very real difference in their lives. It keeps them motivated and focused when they know we care about them!

The Address: Send your signed, unsealed thank-you cards to the following address:

Mrs. Kathy Orr
OPERATION: LOVE FROM HOME
P.O. Box 1660
Loganville, Georgia, 30052

ALL CARDS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2008.

The Guidelines
  • The cards can be handmade or store-bought (letters are just fine, too). This is a great opportunity to get your Scout troop, school, church and other civic organizations involved in doing something to show support for our troops.
  • Please do not write the date on your cards
  • Please, no glitter on the cards. Because of the intended destination of the cards, nothing "shiny" should be sent for safety & security reasons.
*IMPORTANT: This is not a "dating service." Please do not send suggestive or otherwise inappropriate cards or materials. Please also refrain from making political statements of any nature. We will be reading and screening every card received to ensure that the above guidelines are adhered to. Remember: This is strictly to let the troops know that we love them, we are proud of them and that we HAVE NOT FORGOTTEN them! If you have any questions, please contact us at LoveFromHome@Gmail.com or http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LoveFromHome/.
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6 comments:

Sarge Charlie said...

I hope the guys "over there" will hear the love you have for them.

dawnuschic said...

I have some cards I can send you. Sponsor the Troops recently held a card swap. I will be more than happy to share some of the cards. I will send some to the address you have listed.

Sarge Charlie said...

On this Memorial Day remember my friends who died for your freedom.

Dear Lord, lest I continue in my complacent ways, help me to remember that someone died for me today. And if there be war, help me to remember to ask and to answer “am I worth dying for?”~

Eleanor Roosevelt

Anonymous said...

Just finished family night. 4 cards from the Green's. Heard about you on the Fish this AM!

Mama Kat said...

AWESOME!!!! THANK YOU GREEN FAMILY!!! YOU TOTALLY ROCK!!!


Sarge Charlie - sorry I didn't have a chance to respond sooner... you and your friends were very much remembered on Memorial Day. (hugs) and thank you.

Stacy said...

Just sent a flat rate box stuffed full of cards to you today. Sent it priority mail.

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