What better way to bring 2018 to a close than with a big blast of gratitude? It’s easy, affordable, calorie-free and guaranteed to get you going even after the biggest Christmas feast (or Boxing Day hangover)!

Get out your stamps, postcards, and sparkle markers for some gratitude mail.

Thank Sens Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) for longstanding pursuit of reauthorizing the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. [Share why trauma-informed screening and community-based alternatives to detention for at-risk youth matter to you.] Addresses:

  • CG: 120 Federal Building, 320 6th Street, Sioux City, IA 51101
  • SW: 170 Westminster St., Ste. 200, Providence, RI 02903

Thank the American Friends Service Committee for organizing an interfaith protest at the San Diego/Tijuana border last week. [Share why you appreciation interfaith action against inhumane immigration policy.]
Address: 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Thank Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) for your bipartisan effort to grant Temporary Protected Status for eligible Venezuelans. [Share why bipartisan immigration efforts matter to you.] Addresses:

  • BM: One Gateway Center, Suite 1100, Newark, New Jersey 07102
  • MR: 1650 Prudential Drive, Suite 220, Jacksonville, FL 32207
  • DD: 230 S. Dearborn Street, Suite 3892, Chicago, IL 60604
  • PL: 199 Main Street, 4th Floor, Burlington, VT 05401

Thank Reps. Charlie Crist (D-FL), Francis Rooney (R-FL), Ted Deutch (R-FL), Dave Trott (R-MI), John Delany (D-MD), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) for demonstrating bipartisanship is possible through co-sponsorship of a bill addressing climate change. [Share why you appreciate bipartisan efforts to solve complex problems facing our nation.] Addresses:

  • DT: 625 East Big Beaver Road, Suite 204, Troy, MI 48083
  • CC: 696 1st Avenue North, Suite 203, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • FR: 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 105, Naples, FL 34112
  • TD: 7900 Glades Road, Ste. 250, Boca Raton, FL  33434
  • JD: 9801 Washingtonian Boulevard, Suite 330, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
  • BF: 1717 Langhorne Newtown Rd. Suite 400, Langhorne, PA 19047

Thanks to Americans for Conscience for this gratitude list!

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Image: Brian Patrick Tagalog