How do I start the card?
When starting your card, we suggest using openers such as "Dear friend", "Greetings", "Hello" and "Hi there".
What should I write in the card?
For inspiration on what to write in your card, please visit the Card Writing Help section of our website!
How do I end the card?
We suggest using sign-offs such as "Love", "Your Friend", "Take Care" or "Warmly", followed by your first name! If you don't feel comfortable writing your name, feel free to write "Anonymous"!
Where should I send the card?
All cards can be sent to our P.O. Box at:
Does my card have to be store bought?
No! We welcome both store bought and handmade cards. Let your creativity run wild!
Where are the cards going?
All of the cards will be distributed to various care facilities across Canada!
Will I receive a card in return?
The cards will only be sent to Seniors in care facilities. You will not receive a response. However, we do have a pen pal program! Click here for more information on our pen pal program.
Do I have to write my card in English?
No! In addition to English, we accept cards written in French, traditional Chinese writing, and simplified Chinese writing.
Will I get any confirmation that you have recieved my card?
If I want to send multiple cards, can I send them in one large envelope or do they have to be sent one card per envelope?
We would prefer for multiple cards to be sent in one large envelope or box!
Do I have to put a return address on the envelope?
No, you do not have to put a return address on the envelope if you don't feel comfortable including it!
Can I receive volunteer hours for writing a card?
Yes, you can gain volunteer hours for writing cards to Seniors! Please sign up as a volunteer here and please read our instructions very carefully!
Can I send my cards through a courier such as FedEx?
No. Cards must be sent through a federal postal service, such as Canada Post!
If I am sending my cards in one large envelope/box, should I seal the individual card envelopes?
If I am sending my cards in one large envelope/box, should I put the cards in individual envelopes?
Is there a minimum size requirement for my cards if I am handmaking them?
You should be able to create no more than 2 cards from one standard sheet of paper!