American Red Cross of Mid-South

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Patriotism: Alive and Well

For groups interested in being part of the 2014 Holiday Mail for Heroes project, contact David.Compton2@redcross.org.

American Red Cross of Mid-South

While receiving the 27,222 cards for Veterans and Military Troops around the world, the comment most received while talking to groups/individuals that made “Holiday Mail for Heroes” cards were: “Thank you for this opportunity”.  Other comments varied:  “We really enjoyed making cards for our military”; “It was a pleasure to participate”; “We want to do this next year” etc.

St. Francis Memphis & Pfizer employees created Holiday Mail for Heroes cards as part of their community service initiatives for the United Way Day of Caring. St. Francis Memphis & Pfizer employees created Holiday Mail for Heroes cards as part of their community service initiatives for the United Way Day of Caring.

The “Holiday Mail” project gave an outlet for the patriotism of children and adults.  Whether Elementary School Student or Senior Citizens in Retirement Communities all seemed to enjoy saying, “Thanks for Your Service”; “Stay Safe” and “We are Praying for You”.

When visiting both Elementary Schools and Senior Citizens facilities it was great to see all groups “Pledging  their Allegiance” to the flag and…

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