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do you send cards all year long?

As of right now, we are only focusing on sending greeting cards to seniors during the December holiday season, so our main timeframe is December 1st to 31st. This gives us and the schools involved a time frame to work with. However, you can send cards through us at any time of the year.

Interested in sending greeting cards throughout the year? We’re more than happy to help! Contact us and we’ll set you up with a facility in your area.

How long should my card be?

It’s up to you! We recommend at least 2-3 sentences minimum on a standard piece of paper. Remember, cards must be handmade and handwritten.

What if I don’t live in michigan?

The Mail a Smile Project only partners with senior care facilities and schools in Michigan. However, you are always welcome to send cards to Michigan from wherever you are! Just contact us and we’ll set you up with everything you need to know.

how can senior care facilities join?

Are you part of a senior care facility in Michigan that wants to receive letters? Just fill out this form and we’ll get everything set up.

Can i get volunteer hours for writing cards?

Are you a high schooler interested in getting volunteer hours for NHS or another organization? We can help! Talk to your local volunteer organization, or contact us and we’ll get it all figured out.

Can i send cards if i’m not in high school?

Absolutely! We focus on high schools because the age group makes it easier to ensure that the cards are appropriate. But as long as you follow the guidelines, anyone is welcome to send cards through Mail a Smile.

Interested in sending letters through a group or organization you’re part of, or simply on your own? Contact us today.

what if i can’t afford to send cards?

Whether you’re part of a large school that isn’t able to purchase supplies (paper, stamps and envelopes) for everyone, or simply someone who doesn’t want to spend the money to send cards, we understand. That’s why we offer low or no-cost options for you, so that you can focus on what’s most important. Click here to find out more.

Do you have a question that we didn’t answer? Feel free to reach out any time by emailing info@mailasmileproject.com.