Congressman Chris Collins issued the following statement urging local schools to participate in this year's "Holiday Mail for the Troops" program:
"I am proud to once again invite all elementary-age students in New York's 27th District to create holiday cards for our troops. The holiday season is fast approaching, and many of our brave service men and women will not be able enjoy it at home with their families. Nothing can replace being with loved ones and friends during the holidays, but together we can brighten this holiday season for our troops."
With the public's help, "Holiday Mail for the Troops" will distribute cards to the men and women at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to show appreciation for their service. Participants are asked to drop off the holiday cards to either of Collins' district office no later than Tuesday, Dec. 1, to ensure delivery by Christmas. The address is 2813 Wehrle Drive, Suite 13, Williamsville. Phone: 716-634-2324.
Contact Bryan Piligra at [email protected] if you have any questions about how your school can participate. You can also reach Bryan by phone at 585-815-5286.