Is there a way that I can get stationary to write to both of our correspondent children?

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Is there a way that I can get stationary to write to both of our correspondent children? We get it for the child we sponsor and we send her stickers. I would like to send the boys some stickers, too.
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Candice N Jonathan Forte

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Sarah Heacock Schreffler

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Do you get the printed letter of letters they send you? If so, there will be a piece of stationary in each letter you receive.  (If these are new correspondents, you'll get an intro packet that will have a postcard in it as well)

However, you don't have to wait for this! You can write on any piece of paper and just put the relevant information at the top -- Child Name, Child ID, your name and your ID.  (your name and your ID is the same information on your sponsored child documents. The Child Name and Child ID are the information that belongs to the particular correspondent you are writing to)

I like to go to https://www.freeprintablestationery.net/ and download the DOC format of the stationary I want to use. Then I can use a word processor to put the header items on, print it out and hand write anything I want!
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Thanks! We have sponsored for years but opted to doall electronic communication about a year and a half ago and haven’t gotten new stationary for the boys. I wasn’t sure if I could use just any old stationary because of translation and such. I am so glad to hear this! Perhaps we can send all the kids physical pictures now, too! Yay! Can you use actual greeting cards?
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Hi Candice! I am glad that Sarah was able to answer you :). You are able to send photos and actual greeting cards to our office to be processed and sent on to your children, but they will actually still be scanned into our system and printed out in the country offices for your children to receive. I'm posting our letter guidelines for you down below since I know you've been sponsoring with us for a while and it can be difficult to remember how our letter system works when you've mostly been doing online letters. Let me know if you have any further questions beyond this, and thank you so much for your enthusiasm for writing to your kids!
 
All of your correspondence should include a personal letter to your sponsored child, with the child's reference number visible.
Your letter and any enclosures should be completely flat and made of paper only.
Total number of items (including stationery) should not exceed six sheets of paper, including your letter to your child.
Some flat paper items enclosed with your letter will be scanned and sent electronically with your letter to be printed in your child's country office. These include photos, postcards, greeting cards, coloring pages, and paper crafts.
Only the following items will be physically delivered to your child: flat stickers, bookmarks, and musical cards.
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Candice N Jonathan Forte

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Thank you. My question was about stickers specifically. The greeting cards were just an aside :). Thank you!
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Candice N Jonathan Forte

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But I needed the reminder because we sponsored before all the digital stuff happened! Lol! Thanks again!
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Another way to get the information you need to write your own letter is to view the preview of the electronic letter. At the top, on the left hand side,  you will see the information you need.

Remember, for stickers, to write this information on the back of them.
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Thank you! I just didn’t know what was allowed and not allowed! I forgot to do that with the last stickers I sent. I will write them again this week!

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