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One of IML's ongoing programs is the Veteran Pen Pal Project (VPPP). The Veteran Pen Pal Project provides support and gratitude to our nation's veterans by connecting them with pen pals from around the world. Through this partnership veterans build meaningful relationships, maintain fine motor skills, and have the opportunity to connect with individuals who support our veteran community. Donations from our community allow us to provide all necessary supplies, known as a Pen Pal Kit, to our veteran pen pals so they can fully participate in this program. Such supplies include envelopes, stamps, pens, and writing paper.
We are currently looking for contributions to support this mission. With a recent dramatic increase in participation in the Veteran Pen Pal Project your donation can help us provide better supplies, resources, and partnerships to the veterans that we serve.
Thank YOU for supporting the VPPP!
Here are examples of how your donation will support our mission:
A $10 donation provides two veterans with a Pen Pal Kit
A $25 donation provides 4 veterans with Pen Pal Kits and/or covers shipping costs of Pen Pal Kits to two of our participating veteran communities
A $50 donation supports program outreach
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