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  • Writer's pictureRasheedah Ladd, CIA

Sending Warmth: Homemade Gift Cards for Seniors

In this age of digital greetings, there's something truly special about receiving a physical card made with love. As the holiday season approaches, consider adding a personal touch to your acts of kindness by creating and sending homemade gift cards to seniors in long term care housing. Your artistic skills and warm wishes can make a world of difference in their lives.

How to Create and Send Homemade Gift Cards:

1. Create or Select Homemade Gift Cards:

Get your creative juices flowing and design homemade gift cards. These could be simple or elaborate, depending on your artistic abilities and the message you want to convey. Consider adding hand-painted designs, heartfelt messages, or even photos that resonate with the holiday spirit.

2. Prepare Envelopes or Packaging:

Once your homemade cards are ready, prepare envelopes or packaging for each card. Ensure that they are securely sealed to protect your heartfelt creations.

3. Address the Envelopes or Packages:

To ensure that your cards reach seniors in need, address the envelopes or packages as follows:

We Are One Heart Foundation

11450 US Highway 380

Suite 130–174

Crossroads, TX 76227

4. Visit the Post Office or Courier Service:

It's essential to plan well in advance. Head to your local post office or a reliable courier service well before December 12th, 2023. By doing so, you allow ample time for delivery, ensuring that your homemade gift cards reach the seniors before the desired date.

Sending homemade gift cards is a simple yet incredibly thoughtful way to make a difference in the lives of seniors. Your effort, creativity, and warm wishes will undoubtedly bring smiles and warmth to their holiday season. Your personalized cards are not just pieces of paper; they are heartfelt expressions of love and goodwill.

This holiday season, let's spread joy, connection, and the spirit of giving by sending homemade gift cards to seniors. It's a small act of kindness that can make a big impact on the lives of those who might be feeling lonely or isolated during the festive season.

Your personal touch can be a ray of light, reminding seniors that they are cherished and not alone. So, gather your crafting supplies, let your creativity flow, and send some warmth to brighten the holidays for our beloved seniors.

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