American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Launch the "Holiday Mail for Heroes" Program
Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Invite Public to Sign Cards and Send Holiday Greetings to Members of the Armed Forces
WHAT: “Holiday Mail for Heroes” press event with public performance by singer/songwriter Amy Grant. The public is also invited to participate in a day long holiday card signing event.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 11, 2009
- Press event beginsat10:00 a.m. ET (Press only)
- Outdoor performance by Amy Grant begins at 10:30 a.m. ET (Open to public)
- Photo opportunity with Amy Grant signing holiday cards for troops begins at 10:45 a.m. (Press only)
American Red Cross National Headquarters
430 17th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20006
WHO: Gail McGovern, President, CEO of the American Red Cross
Amy Grant, pop singer/songwriter and American National Red Cross Celebrity Cabinet Member
Jon Love, President, Pitney Bowes Government Solutions
Daniel J. Zinder, Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy and Deputy Commander, National Naval Medical Center
Matt Oclander, military family member
WHY: The American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Inc. have joined forces to invite the public to “send a touch of home” to U.S. service members and veterans across the country and abroad through the “Holiday Mail for Heroes” campaign. The public can participate in the campaign by sending holiday cards with personal messages and thanks to a special post office box from Monday, November 2 through Monday, December 7. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org/holidaymail.