December 30, 2011
Support A Soldier
Even if don't know anyone serving in the military you can send a letter that will be distributed to soldiers longing for a word from home. Anysoldier.com lists military members serving overseas who are willing to accept mail and distribute it to troops who don't have family.
November 26, 2011
Write To The President
What would you like to tell the president? You can write or email him at this address:
President Barack H. Obama
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20500
November 20, 2011
Has a news event ever made you mad? Has crime ever made you afraid? Has a sports hero ever made you proud? Why not tell your community how you feel?
Write a letter to your local newspaper. Explain how the news event made you feel. End your letter with your name, your age, and your phone number.
Mail it to the editor of your local paper.
July 20, 2011
Write About Peace
Write a poem about peace and what it means to you. Share it with someone.
June 2, 2011
Help Cut Down On Packaging
Sometimes companies put their email addresses on their products. If a company is using too much packaging, write to the company and ask that less packaging be used.
March 17, 2011
Help Save Whales
Many families in Japan eat whale meat. Whales are incredible animals that need our help to survive. Write to the Japanese Embassy, 2520 Massachusetts Avenue N.W., Washington D.C. 20008 to explain why whales need our protection.
March 9, 2011
Speak For Wild Animals
Write to your senator, representative, or President Obama. Their email and snail mail address are listed under the "Write!" Tag (to the left). You can also draw a picture of your favorite animal or name animals that you especially like. Put your name and age on the picture. Here's a sample letter:
"Wild animals need clean air and water. Wild animals need a place to live. Please help protect the wild animals that are endangered. Thank you!"
February 5, 2011
Send A Card
Has someone in your life done something nice for you? Every week, send an electronic card to someone special. People appreciate knowing that you're thinking about them.
January 6, 2011
Write To The World Bank
The World Bank offers loans, advice, and other services to developing countries. Write to the President of the World Bank and ask him to stop financing projects which damage rainforests, using methods like clear-cutting--a way of cutting down trees that destroys entire forests.
World Bank - President
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
January 1, 2011
Happy New Year!
It's a new year and time for a new attitude. How about keeping a giving journal. Each day, write down something that you've done for someone else. You might start by making a phone call to someone you've lost touch with just to wish them a Happy New Year.