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IGotThePower 02-23-2011 06:48 PM

Don't Throw Away Expired Coupons!
 
Hello everyone,
If this has already been mentioned on this board, then I apologize.

Please don't throw away expired coupons as they can still be used by military families overseas.
Details GrocerySavingTips.com Military Family Coupon Project - Send Expired Grocery Coupons to Military Families Overseas


Thanks

smaster 02-27-2011 06:29 PM

thanks for it

bellajessa 02-27-2011 10:38 PM

Thanks for posting this. I will pass this on to people I know :)

Linda Hinkle 03-07-2011 02:15 PM

That's really neat I shared the link on my Facebook page too. :)

~Linda

IGotThePower 03-14-2011 10:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by L Hinkle (Post 2733555)
That's really neat I shared the link on my Facebook page too. :)

That's a GREAT Idea! Thanks

michaltrot 04-04-2011 02:47 AM

Hello,
 
Yes I accept that is really good idea,I will pass this on to people I know.Thanks for this posting.

HelloSprinkles 04-04-2011 03:38 AM

Thanks for sharing, I didn't know that they could be used by anyone.

Lee Ann

moreorlesley 04-06-2011 05:01 AM

Coupons To Troops is another website that has great information on getting starting sending coupons overseas. The biggest difference between them and the OCP is that Couponstotroops encourages you to send directly to a military family rather than to just a generic address on base. By sending to a family, you have a better chance of hearing back that they your coupons have been received and getting to someone who will be able to use them in time. Iíve heard horror stories about boxes ending up in the trash on bases because there werenít enough volunteers to help get them distributed before that 6 month expiration window was up.

I personally have a list of military families who are stationed overseas who are interested in receiving coupons. If anyone would like me to help put them in touch with a family, please let me know. By that same note if any military families stationed overseas would like to be added to my list, please contact me for more information!!

PNW_Halsey 04-08-2011 11:28 AM

I started doing this last month. As someone who has been a part of a military family her whole life, these things REALLY help. It's nice to be able to give back to the families whose loved ones are putting their lives on the line.

KevinE 04-08-2011 01:24 PM

This is a really nice service. I'll have to keep this in mind.


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