It’s pretty hard not to be touched by the smile of a child. This week, we’re going to try to bring smiles to several children.
We hope to achieve this through any of three websites, Hugs and Hope and Make a Child Smile in the U.S., and Post Pals in the United Kingdom. We’ll be sending cards, notes or emails* to sick children, many whom are facing life-threatening illnesses.
If you’d like to join us, please check out the websites. If you choose to send items in addition to cards, please read the child’s story to know about any limitations. As the Hugs and Hopes website diplomatically states, ” It would be inappropriate to mail a book on tape to a deaf child or crayons to a child without use of their hands.” There are some slight variations in guidelines, but good rules of thumb are: (more…)