In the beginning, 2MyHero was all about creating greeting cards for family and friends of military personnel. Cards to send to sons, daughters, nieces, nephews and friends while they were on deployment or stationed far away. Cards that would help civilians stay connected with their military loved one despite the physical distance.
As we've grown, the kinds of cards and items has also grown. Last fall we ventured beyond individual designs into two kinds of packs: Mixed Six Packs of individual designs and Thank You notecards (blank inside). This summer we added mixed packs of Birthday greeting cards we call Lucky 7.
The idea to create Thank You notecard packs (blank inside) came about because one of our vendors requested them. It's a vendor we are especially honored to be working with - Fort America, gift shop at The Pentagon. You won't find USMC Thank You packs at their gift shop. But, USMC Thank You packs are selling fabulously well our website and on Amazon - much better than their USAF and USN counterparts. Curious!
There may not be a large number of Marines housed at The Pentagon, but for 2MyHero, Marines are our best customers. It's true! My guess (not at all based on research) is that the Marine Corps has done an excellent job of branding. "The Few The Proud" was a brilliant campaign that has served them very well. There is such a loyalty to their branch it's stunning.
Respect for privacy is very important to use, primarily because we are dealing with military personnel and their families. We don't know a lot of details about our individual customers - and we intentionally don't press for details. However, there does seem to be a large number of Marines and/or Marine families on the East Coast. We've had most of our USMC orders come from the East Coast. From Massachusetts to Florida.
Most likely, both the purchaser and the end user of the blank Thank You notecards are military personnel themselves, rather than the family and friends who love them. We are thrilled to broaden our reach within the military community. Both on 2MyHero's website and on our Amazon page, the Thank You packs are selling very well!
We believe our cards help build bridges of appreciation and respect. We hope every 2MyHero military greeting card we create will help build strong bridges between the givers and receivers of our cards. Whether that's civilian to military, military to civilian, or military to military.
Besides Thank You packs, 2MyHero also sells mixed packs for Birthdays and recruits at Boot Camp. Our Lucky 7 Birthday packs include a mix of seven cards - two of each design plus a RED Friday Birthday card. The Mixed Six Packs for Boot Camp include a mix of six cards including a Graduation, Instructor Thank You and several general encouragement cards.
If you're just looking for individual cards, you'll find designs for Graduation, Encouragement, Instructor Thank You and Birthday cards in each of the four branches we are currently licensed with.
Do you know a young man or woman heading off to boot camp either at MCRD Parris Island or MCRD San Diego? You'll want to purchase one of the six packs so you can encourage them at every stage - during bootcamp, at graduation, there's one for their DI and depending on how often you write them at boot camp, you may have one or two left over to send after graduation on their first assignment or next level of training.
Maybe you know a Jarhead who is way beyond boot camp in terms of their military career. You are sure to find a card within the collection that is relevant at any phase of a Marine's career. 2MyHero is happy to help you cheer Marines on with unique and well researched military greeting cards.
Let us know about your experience giving a 2MyHero greeting card to your military loved one. Comment below, leave a rating if you purchase through Amazon or Contact us and tell us how the card made you or them feel. We welcome your comments!