Saturday, September 18, 2010

Cup of Joe for a Joe

A few weeks back, I joined an amazing and inspiring facebook page:

"Say THANKS by buying a Cup of Joe.

Send it with your own personal message of encouragement to a deployed Soldier."

For the last several weeks, I've been buying a deployed "Joe" or "Jane" a Cup of Joe whenever I can... and this morning, I got to send another 5 cups off - thanks to several $2 donations from friends.

It's such a little thing to do for our brave men and women, in light of what they do for us - by putting their very lives on the line on a daily basis.

So please check out their facebook page - and buy a cup of coffee or tea for a deployed soldier... (or you can go directly to: ► ►

Let Our Troops Know You Care!

Buy a Cup of Joe for a Soldier Serving Far From Home And Have It Delivered With Your Own Personal Note of Encouragement...

In our travels to see the Troops, many share with us their sense of loneliness, isolation and feelings of being forgotten. Their commanders tell us that some Soldiers never receive mail from home. In response, Green Beans Coffee has launched Cup of Joe For A Joe to let anyone, anywhere in the world, say thanks to our troops through the simple act of buying a cup of coffee and having it delivered along with their own personal note of encouragement into the hands of a deployed Soldier.

Here's How it Works:

Step 1 - Choose Your Gift
You provide a different Soldier a Cup of Joe gift with each $2 you spend. Use the panel at the upper right to choose the amount you want, then click the Buy a Cup of Joe button.

Step 2 - Write Your Message
You'll see a simple form to write your message of support to the lucky troops who will receive your gift.

Step 3 - Enter Your Payment Information (they accept paypal)
It's simple, safe and secure.

Step 4 - We'll Deliver Your Gift
Green Beans Coffee will deliver your gift and message. We'll also give each Soldier a chance to respond – and most of them do, so watch your email for their letters!

I had another thought this morning while enjoying my first cup of the day...

I always have coffee available for when friends drop by, and let me tell you, I can go through a lot of it.

So... I've decided that from now on, I'm going to be asking for a $2 donation for that cup of coffee - bottomless of course - to put just a few more $$'s in the kitty that I can send even more COJ's to our wonderful deployed soldiers.


Lil Mama said...

This is pretty cool. I sent a cup before I even commented. Thanks for sharing

Libby's Library said...

I'd rather send them.....

Thanks Tater!

Pam said...

This is wonderful! Thanks for posting it!

Fruitcake Sandy said...

Thank you so much for posting this site. I've already send '5' cups and so easy using my PayPal account.

Sniffles and Smiles said...

This is totally cool!!! Thanks for letting us know about it!!! I love it!!! Love you!!! Janine XOXO

HermitJim said...

My friend, thank you so much for calling this link and web site to my attention!

You can bet that the Hermit will be sending a cup of Joe to a Joe...!

It seems like the very least that I can do!

Sniffles and Smiles said...

Just stopping by to say "hello!" to my dear friend!! ~Janine XO

Gramma 2 Many said...

knock knock are you home???

Sniffles and Smiles said...

Hello? Anyone home? Hope you are okay!!!! Love you!!! Janine XO


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