MetroStars fans send cards of support to U.S. Military families on Sept. 11

SECAUCUS, N.J. - Thanks to a nationwide campaign called HomeFront Cards, MetroStars fans attending the team's game against the New England Revolution at Giants Stadium on Saturday will be able to send cards with personalized messages of thanks and encouragement to the families of U.S. military personnel. The initiative is part of the MetroStars' plan to observe and remember the tragedies of September 11, 2001.

Through HomeFront Cards' association with the National Military Family Association and in conjunction with the MetroStars, patrons in attendance will have the opportunity of mailing a signed card to military families. Thanks to HomeFront Cards, thousands of U.S. military family members have already received heartfelt notes of thanks and support from Americans throughout the country.

"The MetroStars are proud to be working with HomeFront Cards to bring MetroStars fans the opportunity to salute and thank the families of the U.S. Military for their dedication and service to their country," said MetroStars president and general manager Nick Sakiewicz. "On September 11, it is important to keep not only the victims of the terrorists actions in our thoughts and prayers but also the loved ones of the brave men and women sacrificing for our country. The MetroStars are just glad that they can do something to support our troops."

"We are grateful to the MetroStars for acknowledging military families and many of America's true heroes," said HomeFront Cards spokesman Michael Waldron. "Through sporting events like this MetroStars game, the HomeFront Cards program allows Americans to provide a much appreciated emotional lift to military families who serve and sacrifice everyday. It makes all the difference in the world for these families to receive heartfelt thanks from grateful Americans."

About HomeFront Cards

The mission of HomeFront Cards (www.homefrontcards.com) is to develop an avenue for Americans to express gratitude and moral support to military families, recognizing their daily sacrifices, selfless service and courage in times of conflict as well as peace. Through its partnership with the National Military Family Association (www.NMFA.org), HomeFront Cards is able to reach out to military families in a very emotional and respectful way.

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