Monday, June 7, 2010

Mailroom Monday: June 7, 2010

6,200 cards were shipped out this week, at a cost of $225....and all our Fourth of July cards are just about outta here! Isn't it odd to always be far ahead of holidays? Anyone humming Christmas carols yet?

The pile of boxes pictured here was mailed out last Friday! Over $300 in shipping costs here. The tall stack on the right is boxes headed out to our heroes; the ones on the left are all the prizes offered up by OWH during the hop! Woohoo! That's a lotta cardstock...which means it'll be turning into more cards in the near future.

Many thanks again to all who participated in the bloghop in any capacity...our heroes are going to have more cards because of your efforts!



To  heroes in Afghanistan:
340 cards to an Army unit
350 cards to a Navy unit
350 cards to an Air Force unit
350 cards to a Marine unit
350 cards to an Army unit
350 cards to an Army unit
350 cards to an Army unit
350 cards to an Army unit
350 cards to a Contractors unit
340 cards to an Army unit



To heroes in Iraq:
350 cards to an Army unit
340 cards to a Contractors unit
340 cards to an Army unit
340 cards to an Army unit
340 cards to an Army unit
340 cards to a USO unit
340 cards to an Army unit

To heroes in Kuwait:
340 cards to a Navy unit


Other fun statistics:
Number of boxes sent:  1,545
Number of hero contacts:  796
Total cards sent: 441,232


Deadline reminders:

Graduation: passed
Father's Day:  passed
Independence Day: passed Note: You can keep making patriotic cards all the time, just don't put "Happy Fourth of July" on them. Take advantage of those great sales on patriotic papers and supplies!

August 2 - Back to School
September 20 - Halloween
October 1 - Thanksgiving
October 30 - Christmas
November 30 - Any Hero Christmas Letters


Current shipper needs: see here.

2 comments:

Rufus said...

WOW, that's a lot of boxes! Love to see all those cards going to our Heroes. Hope that lots of that cardstock comes back all neatly folded!
R/

Yolanda said...

Great work! I was humming Christmas carols in Michael's the other day when I found ribbon in the $1 bin that said, "All I want for Christmas is you." That is a perfect sentiment for this purpose.