Share joy and a smile with a child this holiday season to inspire hope and brighten their day.

  • To send an email, click here. You can begin your letter with a warm welcome like “Dear friend.”
  • Attach a hand-written letter or drawing, or type your message in the body of the email.
  • Check out our list of dos and don'ts below.
  • We'll send your letter to a child in our programs.

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What to write about

Need some ideas for your message? Try something like this:

  • This special time of year makes me think of special friends like you!
  • I hope your holiday season is filled with happiness and joy!
  • Happiness and joy to you and your family this holiday season!
  • I’m happy to have a friend like you — have a wonderful holiday!
  • May all your dreams come true this holiday season!
  • May your holidays shine with love and laughter!

Topics to avoid

Please avoid including the following:

  • Home/email addresses, phone numbers
  • Social media accounts 
  • Culturally sensitive subjects 
  • Politics
  • Religion


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