Thursday, August 26, 2010

Thankful Thursday: August 26, 2010

11,587 cards were received, stamped, tucked, sorted, and prepared for shipping by our wonderful shippers this week! Yowsa!! That's incredible to think of all that creativity coming together for such a worthy cause. Thank you all for sharing your talents with our heroes!

This week a few cardmakers came over to help Sandy sort in Washington. They handled over 1400 cards in one night - job well done! The young man pictured here, Thomas, had brought with him a bunch of his own cards, pictured below. Way to go Thomas!


And now, our list of homefront heroes who made cards and donated funds this week!

  1. Terri E, Grand Junction CO.....thanks for these awesome cards!
  2. Cathy & Irene S and residents at Rossmoor Sr. Community, Walnut Creek CA.....thanks for taking time to make these cards for our heroes!
  3. Connie B, Nixa MO......thanks for these awesome cards!!
  4. Cindee N of Harrisburg, PA, thanks for the cards and the donation! Love the leaf wreath!
  5. Lori R. of Vero Beach, FL, thank you for this awesome collection of Halloween cards! Love the interactive cards!
  6. Peggy R. of Bristow, VA, thank you for the cards! What a nice variety you sent! Awesome! Thanks too for the Hero Mail!!
  7. Thank you Elaine R. of Sebastian, FL! These are terrific cards for Halloween! Thanks too for the Hero Mail!
  8. Meredith T. of Zephyrhills, FL, thank you for these clever cards and all the Hero Mail! Awesome!
  9. Thank you Martha C. of Zephyrhills, FL for these cute Halloween cards and all the Hero Mail! WOW!
  10. Julia C, Suffolk VA - bless you for your generosity!! :)
  11. Stephanie G. and Robin G., thank you for a box chock full of goodies for our heroes! Thanks for the cards, Hero Mail, donation, and pens!
  12. Big thanks to the Paper Bags in Adel, GA! What terrific cards you made for our heroes! Thanks for the Hero Mail too!
  13. Thank you TILL, Inc of Watertown, MA for the postcards for our heroes!!
  14. Judy K. of Oxfordville, WI, thank you for the great collection of cards! Love the elephants!
  15. Kelly C. of Wayne, NJ, thank you for the cards, donation, and Hero Mail!! Great designs for our heroes!
  16. Sheryl G of Whitinsville, MA, thank you for these clever Halloween cards! Cute!
  17. Lisa S of Jacksonville, FL, thank you for the pretty birthday cards and the spooky Halloween cards! Thanks too for the donation!!
  18. Colleen D. of Haddon Twp., NJ, thank you for the cards! So many clever designs!!
  19. Katherine B at Social Butterfly Invitation Studio, your cards are so clean and simple -but YUMMY! Thank you!
  20. Paula P, Rathdrum ID, your cards are always so pretty- and your selections are perfect! It's as if you know what my shelves need. Thank you!
  21. Rosemary D, Tacoma WA - wow, your cards just tickle my fancy....imagine what they'll do for our heroes! Thanks!
  22. Shirley T, Faribault MN, our heroes are going to love writing home on your cards- thank you!
  23. Anne M, Venture In Crafters, Show Low AZ....thanks so much for sharing your talents with our heroes!!
  24. Thank you to our anonymous donor in Bellingham...beautiful cards!!
  25. Karen and everyone at Paradise Scrapbook Boutique, your cards are just soooooo pretty, thank you for scrapping for our heroes!
  26. Karen S. of Mt. Juliet, TN, thank you for another great collection of cards for our heroes!
  27. Penny W. of Vestal, NY, thank you for this terrific collection of cards for our heroes! Well done! Thank you too for the Hero Mail!!
  28. Sandi G. of St Petersburg, FL, thank you for another collection of beautiful cards!
  29. Peggy W. of Asheboro, NC, thank you for these beautiful cards! So many designs! Awesome!
  30. Dee M, Puyallup WA - your cards are so stinkin cute! Thank you for your generous donation as well!!
  31. Pat H, Kent WA, thank you so much for your box of cards, our heroes will love them all!
  32. Jennifer S of West Jordan UT - these cards are so pretty, thank you so much!
  33. Ellen H, Vancouver WA - your triage center ROCKS! Big big hugs!
  34. Charlsie S of Napa CA, just love your cards, thank you SO much!
  35. Ann K, Seattle WA - these cards are lovely! Your niece is very talented too....great job!!
  36. Tracey G. of Groton, CT, thank you for these gorgeous cards! So many designs and sentiments! Heroes will love these!
  37. Sandy S. of Jamestown, NC, thank you for the cards for our heroes! So many unique designs!!
  38. Sherry N of Bonney Lake WA...your cards are breathtaking! Thank you soooo much!
  39. Nina & LJ A, Hawthron Woods IL...thanks for this great package of cards!
  40. Roberta O, Lafayette IN......Thanks for these awesome cards!
  41. Dawna L, Bloomington IN......WOW! These are awesome cards! THANK YOU!
  42. Marcia M and friends, Cedar HIll MO......thanks so much for this rockin' box of cards!!!! Fabulous!
  43. Marcia M and friends, Cedar HIll MO......thanks so much for this rockin' box of cards!!!! Fabulous!
  44. Betty S, Allen TX......WOW! This is a box of gorgeousness!!! Love them!
  45. Mary P and Meadowbrook Christian Church, Mt Vernon IL.......WOW! These two boxes are full of fabulousness!! Thanks so much for sharing these great creations with us and our heroes!
  46. Ms Flesher, Celina TX.....thanks for this awesome box of cards....they are fabulous!
  47. Sheryl G. of Whitinsville, MA, thank you for sending the Hero Mail!! Awesome!
  48. Tiffany B. and Jackie B. in Miami, FL, thank you for these beautiful cards! I needed these "Thinking of You" cards!!
  49. Deloris T. and the SCAL Users Group in West Salem, OH, thank you for sending another collection of terrific cards! Wowzers! Thanks too for the donation!
  50. Sherry H. of Arlington, VA, thank you for the cards and the donation!! The cards for kids are precious!
  51. Cheryl B. of Manchester, NH, thank you for the cards! Awesome job! Love the "Thinking of You" cards!
  52. Chris T. of Salisbury, NC, thank you for the beautiful cards, the Hero Mail, and the generous donation! Wonderful!
  53. Thank you Jody V. of Chester, VA and the Harrowgate Elementary School community service summer enrichment class for these awesome cards and hero mail! WOW!
  54. Harriet L, Vista CA, thanks so much for the packet of cards - they're beautiful!
  55. Yolanda B of Moreno Valley CA, your cards are just beautiful, thank you so much!
  56. Nancy C of Hollister CA, thanks so much for the huge box of cards...wow! Lovely!
  57. Cindy E and the Los Gatos Elks...you've done it once again, another great box of cards. Thank you!
  58. Treasured Memories, Reno NV - I am so impressed with yet another box from your crop! Thank you so very much!
  59. Judy J, Mission Viejo CA, these cards are very very pretty--our heroes will love writing home on them!
  60. Ruth T and Mason C of Carpinteria CA, thank you so much for this lovely box of cards....families across America will love receiving them!
  61. Shelly H, Twin Falls ID - love your box full of cards, wow! Thanks so much!
  62. Brenda U, Katy TX......this is an awesome first box of cards! Thanks so much!
  63. Nanette B and The Pikes Peak Sunday Stampers, Colordao Springs CO.....AWESOME cards ladies!!
  64. Jan A, Gladwin MI.....thank you for these great cards!
  65. Bonnie E, Tyler TX.....these are beautiful! Thanks so much for sending them in.
  66. Ginna C, Firestone CO......thank you so much for these wonderful cards!!!
  67. Shirley G, Carbondale IL......wonderful cards! Thanks so much!
  68. Mary P and Meadowbrook Christian Church, Mt Vernon IL......another absolutely fabulous box of cards! These are great!
  69. Judith L. of Mooresville, NC, thank you for these terrific cards! I especially like the Thanksgiving cards!
  70. Kathy C. of Ilion, NY, thank you for the cards and Hero Mail! You sent such a nice variety of sentiments! Awesome!
  71. Sandy J. of Westerville, OH, thank yo for sending such terrific cards for our heroes to send home to their families and friends! Thanks too for the Hero Mail!
  72. Thank you to Kathy W. and all the card makers at Scrapin Kats Scrapbooking in Cullum, AL! What a huge box of love you sent for our troops!
  73. Theresa D and Thomas H of Kent WA....wow, your cards are SO cute. And you are SUCH amazing stampers-of-card-backs, thank you for a whole evening of hands-on help!
  74. Bev C and crop friends, Sequim Wa, your cards are awesome, thank you for your support of our heroes!!
  75. Lisa R, Lexington TN - I've missed you, girl! Thanks so much for the cards and awesome donation :)
  76. Ginny B, Shawnee KS.....thanks for these wonderful cards and Any Hero notes you dropped off at my house. Was nice to see you again!
  77. Diana H, Centennial CO.....another fabulous box of rockin cards! Thanks so much!
  78. Janis D, Olustee OK......these are gorgeous! Thanks so much.
  79. Erica J, Manteno IL.....thanks so much for these awesome cards!
  80. Susan D, Tinley Park IL......GORGEOUS! these holiday cards are wonderful!
  81. Rosalie R, Macomb MI......another awesome package of cards! Thanks so much!
  82. Carole Ann S, The Woodlands TX......WOW! What a great happy box of colorful cards! These ROCK!! Thank you!
  83. Betty T, Salina KS.....Thanks so much for another fabulous box of cards!! Love these!
  84. Danyse K. of Charlotte, NC, thanks for the cards, Hero mail, and donation! Love the cards with the hidden messages!
  85. Debbie K. of Burke, VA, thank you for the Halloween cards and the cards with cherries! Cute! Thank you too for the donation!
  86. Linda D. of Parkton, MD, thank you for these terrific cards for our heroes! Awesome designs!
  87. Sharon V. and friends from Rome, GA, thanks for the cute cards! Thanks too, Sharon, for raising a Hero!
  88. Janet M, of Biddleford, ME, thank you for another terrific collection of cards for our heroes!
  89. Valerie G. of Amherst, MA, thank you for the cards and donation! Amazing colors on the cards!
  90. Carol Z. of Franklin, NY, thanks for these wonderful cards for our Heroes! Well done!
  91. Many thanks to the members of Brooks Clubhouse in Jacksonville, FL for all the cards for our heroes! Awesome!
  92. Pat L. of Voorheesville, NY, thank you for another collection of beautiful cards for our heroes! Awesome!
  93. Many thanks to the Office of the NYS Comptroller Volunteer Team in Albany, NY! Wow, you all made a lot of terrific cards for our Heroes! Super job!! Thank you too for the shipping donation and the Hero Mail!!
  94. Terry B. of Novi, MI, thank you for the beautiful cards for our heroes! They'll love sending these home to their loved ones!
  95. Virginia M. of Miamisburg, OH for these terrific cards! So many pretty designs and clever sentiments! Bet these go fast!
  96. Nancy F. in Trexlertown, PA, thank you for the pretty cards, Hero Mail, donation, and the biggest laugh I've had all day! That turkey looks scared!
  97. Marie W, Cottage Grove MN - thank you so much for your generous donation!
  98. Carol G, Layton UT - thanks for the great cards and treats for our heroes - and your generous donation!
  99. Darlene M, Ridgecrest Ca, your cards are always so pretty...and your donation is hugely appreciated!
  100. Karen and the Scrap Sistaz - these are such cute cards! Awesome job putting them together at your retreat!
  101. Terri L, Grants Pass OR - thanks so much for the cards and donation!!
  102. Anne Y, Hong Kong, these are gorgeous cards! Wow, and from so far away. Thank you!
  103. Shannon P and Kellie S, Martinez CA - love these cards, wow! Great job!!
  104. Carolyn B. of Gonzales, LA, thanks for this HUGE box of cards for our heroes! Thanks too for the Hero Mail! Well done!
  105. Anyomous, Randon Lake WI....thank you for the package of cards!


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