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Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign Begins

Girl with her Holiday Mail for Heroes card
This campaign gives citizens an opportunity to thank those who have or are currently defending the United States by sending holiday cards to retired andactive duty members in all United States military branches.

The American Red Cross, along with the American Red Cross New Hampshire Region, will be thanking those who have dedicated their lives to serving, or are currently serving the United States military with the Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign. This campaign gives citizens of New Hampshire and the United States an opportunity to thank those who have or are currently defending the United States by sending holiday cards to retired and active duty members in all United States military branches.

The Red Cross is inviting the public to send messages of thanks and holiday cheer until December 7 by mailing them to:

Holiday Mail for Heroes

P.O. Box 5456

Capitol Heights, MD 20791-5456

To ensure that cards are delivered in time for the holidays, they must be postmarked no later than December 7. Individuals are asked to refrain from sending “care packages,” monetary donations, or using glitter or any other kinds of inserts with the cards. More information and card requirements are at redcross.org/holidaymail.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/nh or call us at 1-800-464-6692. Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross in New Hampshire at P.O. Box 2528, Concord, NH 03302-2528. Please consider joining us as we empower others to prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies.