Friday, November 9, 2007

Card & Great Idea

I received this stamp free from Whipper Snapper. Anna Wight posted recently about spending $60.00 and you get a free stamp of your choice. I have procrastinated for some time on buying stamps and when I saw free stamp.....well, I was sucked in. I love my new stamps. I used prisma & gamsol to color the card. I wasn't too creative on this one since I loved how they colored it on the stamp itself.

My SIL sent me this email about sending a card to the troops so I wanted to pass it along.

A Great Idea!!!

When you are making out your Christmas card list this year, please include the following:

A Recovering American soldier

c/o Walter Reed Army Medical Center

6900 Georgia Avenue,NW

Washington,D.C. 20307-5001
If you approve of the idea, please pass it on to your e-mail list.

Have a Happy Friday!!

EDIT: My friend Rachele ( sent me this email....You could always do what I do and mail your cards to Dawn. Dawn forwards the cards to her DH in Iraq who gives them out to troops to send home to their loved ones...just a thought.

ME and my kids made about 20 cards last year and sent them and they were all returned with a note telling us that due to heightened security all mail notaddressed to a specific soldier was being returned. We were VERYdisappointed. Please take a moment and forward this to everyone you mighthave asked to do this as unfortunately it won't serve the soldiers we carefor. There is a charity called Cards for Soldiers and you can get themcards which they send to active military in foreign countries, so this mightbe a better use of your time. Thanks for reading!From My Heart,Rachele FunkPreserving and Creating Memories Close To Your Heart!


Anna Wight (SweetMissDaisy) said...

Love your card! What other stamps did you order! =)

Sign4Nona said...

isnt it unfortunate we can't send cards to non-specific soldiers now? Anyhow I got this email the other day from a friend, Xerox has a website with a bunch of cards school children drew/colored. select one and a message and they will copy/print it and send it to a member of the armed forces. Real easy, only takes a moment to do. Website is