Operation Heart to Heart - Valentines for Troops
2020 Deadline for Valentines: January 24, 2020
Join Newtown Youth & Family Services in showing appreciation to our hometown heroes! Say “Thank You” to one of our many soldiers by making a card and dropping it off or mailing to Newtown Youth and Family Services by January 24th. All cards will be sent to various troops deployed overseas. Cards should be no larger than birthday card size (aprox. 5"x7").
Newtown Youth and Family Services is located at:
15 Berkshire Road
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
9:00 am - 8:00 pm Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm Saturday
For more information please contact:
Melissa Cercone, firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 Operation Heart to Heart - Valentines for Troops Information
590 valentines and cards were collected by local Girl Scouts, brownies and daisies, Newtown High School, NYFS Social Rec Groups and various community members.
NYFS partnered with American Legion Post 202 Newtown to coordinate with the local soldiers who received the cards and distributed to members of their unit. The cards were divided up and sent to troops in South Korea, Afghanistan and a naval ship at sea. Take a look at the video below to see some of the amazing cards and valentines that were collected.