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Five Ways to Support Trees for Troops

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The 2009 Trees for Troops program -- a joint project of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and FedEx Freight -- will touch more than 15,000 military families at 53 bases around the world by giving them a free, farm-grown Christmas tree for the holidays. You can help and say thanks to military families this year. Here's how.

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Five Ways to Support Trees for Troops

  1. 1. Trees for Troops You Can Help
  2. 2. Trees for Troops is… <ul><li>A program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation with support of U.S. tree growers & retailers & FedEx Freight </li></ul><ul><li>Provides free, farm-grown Christmas trees to military families … all branches of service </li></ul><ul><li>In four years, Trees for Troops has touched lives of 50,082 families around the world </li></ul><ul><li>www.ChristmasSPIRITFoundation.org </li></ul>
  3. 3. Five Ways To <ul><li>Get Cool Stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Have Fun </li></ul><ul><li>Help the Program </li></ul><ul><li>Say “Thank you for your service” </li></ul>
  4. 4. T4T Ornaments <ul><li>Buy an ornament for yourself $30 </li></ul><ul><li>Buy two: one for you; one for a military family $50 </li></ul><ul><li>  http://bit.ly/1xqThk </li></ul>
  5. 5. T4T Apparel <ul><li>Order Apparel … $5 donation to Trees for Troops for each item purchased </li></ul><ul><li>Products for Good: http://bit.ly/3ZXqGp </li></ul>
  6. 6. Trees for Troops Weekend <ul><li>Buy a tree and put it on FedEx Trailer </li></ul><ul><li>At participating farms and lots http:// www.treesfortroops.org / </li></ul><ul><li>Not near a participating lot? Contact them to pre-order your donated tree </li></ul>
  7. 7. Donate <ul><li>Donate on line: www.treesfortroops.org </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Locally hosted events (mostly) during week of Veterans Day (Nov 7-14, 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Honor veterans, support Trees for Troops, have fun </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buffalo Wild Wings, Creve Coeur, MO Nov. 11 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UT Federal Credit Union </li></ul></ul>Host or Attend a Fundraising Event
  9. 9. Trees for Troops Videos <ul><li>Thanks from families http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiTlo8zNPXM </li></ul><ul><li>T4T Weekend: http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =189WYFlmwAQ </li></ul><ul><li>T4T Summit Award: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2S_EXBmWMU </li></ul><ul><li>TweetUp4Troops: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86avbhbEPuk </li></ul><ul><li>TweetUp4Troops: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRLTkdTgxBs </li></ul><ul><li>T4T 2008: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddkvf6Kj9HE </li></ul><ul><li>T4T 2007: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Bvkhxk1r-I </li></ul><ul><li>T4T: Nellis AFB http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIHPIfL3bho </li></ul><ul><li>T4T: Ft. Lewis: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbk9azqCS-M </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas SPIRIT Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>636/449-5060 </li></ul><ul><li>www.ChristmasSPIRITFoundation.org </li></ul>

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