Just last month, I took a weekend to drive to Texas to welcome my brother home from the navy. Being that I am a military brat, I support our military and appreciate all that they do for us. Supporting and showing my appreciation is the least that I can do. With the holidays coming up, this month, the Cheerios boxes that you see in the stores are ‘Cheer’ed up with postcards that you can cut out and mail to show your support.
To support our military families and show that America cares, Cheerios and the USO are partnering in a postcard campaign that will spread cheer to these honorable families. With the boxes having the post card on the box itself, it’s so easy to do – Cut and send. Literally, it’s that easy!
I love this entire program! There have been so many times that I have wanted to sent a note to the Military or Military Families, but haven’t known where to send it to. Cheerios makes it easy for us to mail our thanks, appreciation, love and positive thoughts. You can simply cut out the card, write a greeting on the back and mail the pre-addressed card to the USO. The USO will deliver the Cheer postcard to military families. Specially marked Cheerios boxes are only on shelves through November 2011, but you’ll have an entire year to mail in the postcards.
How to Send Cheer
Specially marked boxes of Cheerios cereal will be available at grocery stores across the country during the months of October and November, 2011. Sending a Cheer postcard is easy:
- Cut out the postcard found on the front of the box. The card has dotted cut-out lines around the “Cheer” in the Cheerios logo.
- Write a personal greeting on the backside of the postcard – a note of thanks, personal words of good cheer, a message of support.
- Add postage and drop the card in the mail. Postcards are pre-addressed to the USO, and the USO will distribute the Cheer postcards to military families.
Sending a Cheer postcard is an easy way to recognize and thank military families who rise to the challenges on the home front while their loved ones are serving our country. With every card that is sent, Cheerios will donate a $1 to the USO, from specially marked boxes through November 2012. To kick off the program, Cheerios has already donated $150,000 to the USO and will donate up to an additional $100,000 based upon the number of postcards received. The donations will support USO programs that help support military families. So, personal participation will play a big role in helping raise money to support military families.
For more information, be sure to visit Cheerios at www.cheerios.com.
I wrote this review while participating in a campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Cheerios and received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to post.