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Friday, January 18, 2019
Next Goal - 3 Million!
Military Coupons for Overseas Military Families
2012 Dove’s RSVP has been encouraging volunteers and community members to
collect manufactured coupons and send them to military families serving
overseas. Families overseas do not have access to manufactured coupons, but if
someone sends coupons to them, they can use them up to six months past their
Since becoming the RSVP Director in 2013, we have
continued this program and expanded it to what we see today. When I look at how
beneficial this program is to military families, I wanted to be sure it could
continue. The RSVP Advisory Council were on board to do whatever it would take
to maintain including reaching into their own pockets to ensure shipping costs
were covered for each box.I am happy to
announce that due to volunteers, churches, and community members in December
2018 we reached our 2 MILLION coupon goal. That’s right with your help, and the
generosity of financial donors paying the shipping costs for 114 boxes the RSVP
of Macon and DeWitt County has shipped 2,026,017 coupons to military bases
around the World.
is how you can help, keep collecting those manufactured coupons and sending
them into our office. Remember no store specific or restaurant coupons are
allowed. We ask that your coupons not be expired for more than one month.
Volunteer to sort and clip coupons, or should you feel inclined to donate
shipping costs each box is about $17per box. One box can contain more than 20,000
coupons, and that equals a whole lot of savings for our military families
living on tight budgets.
you again for helping to reach our coupon goal. Here is to the next goal post
on to 3 MILLION we go!