Valentine's from the Heart Directions:
- Read the "Welcome eMail" you'll receive
- Adopt a Military Service Member to correspond with.
- Send your Military Service Member a Valentine's Day card and/or eMail of support.
- Encourage a friend, family member or Military Service Member to register too.
- Leave a comment so we know you'll be participating.
- Spread the word. Share this post.
Easy right? That's all we ask. Of course, once you've adopted your Military Service Member you can write or eMail them anytime. They'll appreciate the support and you'll be doing something nice for someone else.
Valentine's from the Heart - Just for Kids
Adults can adopt a Military Service Member following the directions above so that kids can make their own Valentine's Day cards for our troops! Kids have the greatest and most creative ideas. Try stamping or using scrapbooking items to create fantastic unique cards home made by you. Another idea is to buy kid's packs of Valentine cards and let them fill them out. Get your children's classrooms or schools involved. This is a great class project and the student drawings and cards can be shipped to the Military Service Member you adopt for distribution to his/her troops.
Directions for Kids:
Parents, teachers, etc. in addition to the directions for adults above, you can help guide children with the simple directions below.
- Address our troops generically as "Dear Heroes" or "Dear Troops".
- Place all your Valentine's Day cards in a larger envelope or package.
- Include your contact info on your cards if you wish to receive a reply.
- Include "eMail Our Military" on all your cards or drawings. (Adults can print labels to help)
That's it! Naturally, we encourage you to get your schools and local kid friendly organizations involved as well (Like church youth groups, girl scouts, boy scouts, etc.).
We have additional Valentine's Day surprises in store for the military community so be sure to subscribe to our blog so you won't miss them!
* Would you like to correspond with a military service member year-round? Register with eMail Our Military (eMOM) today! *
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