Buy your annual holiday cards from a St. Louis charity this year.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
American Red Cross and St. Louis Rams representatives teamed up to send greetings to active military, their families and veterans in homes and hospitals. Rams defensive end Chris Long volunteered to be Holiday Mail for Heroes honorary chair.
With help from supporters, volunteers and sponsors, the American Red Cross delivers holiday cards to those serving in active-duty as well as veterans within the United States and around the world. In 2011, more than 1.35 million cards went to troops deployed overseas and stationed locally, stated Red Cross St. Louis communications specialist Denise Nazzaro. This year, partnering with the St. Louis Rams, the St. Louis Red Cross Area Chapter hopes to collect 25,000 signed cards, she said. Through Nov. 30, people can drop off signed cards at most local Hardees restaurants, BP stations and any Red Cross office. The Red Cross will collect the cards and send them to Washington, DC, to be screened and shipped to various U.S. and international …
Friday, November 18, 2011
As new holiday cards to benefit charity come out, we'll list them here.
If you’re hoping to buy your annual holiday cards from a non-profit this year, you’re in luck. There are tons to choose from—so many, in fact, that we couldn’t contain them all in one story. After publishing our holiday guide for cards, we received news about several more cards in the St. Louis area. As we hear about new cards, we’ll update the list below. Check back for updates. TouchPoint Autism Services Been naughty? Worried about getting coal for Christmas? TouchPoint Autism Services offers a funny solution on their holiday card, which features a cartoon character cooking steaks on a charcoal grill. TouchPoint works with autistic children, adults and their families, and one of their clients designed this year’s card. Cost: $14 for 20 …