This week we celebrated two very special things here in the United States: one was Monday, November 10th which was the Marine Corps Birthday…and yesterday, which was Veteran’s Day. Both dates give honor to our military men and women. We should celebrate our armed forces because they sacrifice so much for us. We have men and women who are seperated from their families, often in dangerous situations; defending our country and those in other countries who need defended.
We have some pretty awesome troops who need support. I have heard about a wonderful program that does just that. It is a program that would be a wonderful project for school children or teen youth groups across the nation. Activity directors in nursing homes would also be a great source for this project. Even former Veterans can continue to serve their country by reaching out to those who presently serve our great country in the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force and the Marines.
The idea behind http://www.make2tell2.com is to make 2 cards of love and tell 2 others about the project. They can be holiday cards or just cards that express respect and caring. This is a great way to lift the spirits of those serving our country when they need an emotional pick me up. These cards can express patriotism, faith, gratitude, caring, support, encouragement, and communicate comfort to those who need it!
Please spread the word…get involved…support our troops today. It doesn’t take much effort and it can mean so very much to the individual who receives it. After you make the cards…please send them to: Make 2 Tell 2, 991 Road
325, Harvard, NE 68944 This is also a great way to teach young people about service and about community. We all need encouragement at times…this is a wonderful way to do that for our troops overseas; it can have a tremendous impact on our military personel. Thank you!