The American Red Cross of Northern New York is encouraging people to participate in the 2013 Holiday Mail for Heroes program, in which people volunteer to send holiday cards to service members, through Dec. 6.
According to an agency news release, U.S. service members, veterans and their families will receive cards throughout the world.
Cards may be sent to Holiday Mail for Heroes, P.O. Box 5456, Capitol Heights, Md., 20791-5456.
Participants are asked to send only a card.
The cards will be delivered by Red Cross volunteers, including those on military installations. For more information, visit www.redcross.org/holidaymail.