Every year on the third Thursday in March (that would be this coming Thursday, March 19), adults are urged to join a national letter-writing campaign organized by Camp Fire USA to send kids letters of support, love and encouragement.
While the organization began their AIKD campaign in 1997, I only discovered its existence today. And what a wonderful idea it is, to not only encourage people to write letters, but to send them to children who seldom receive mail and may never have been sent an actual letter.
Camp Fire posts tips on their website about composing letters geared to children and even offers a few sample sentences that may help get the writing ball rolling.
So write and tell a kid you know just how incredible he/she is. It absolutely will make a difference.