What to do with expired coupons? Send them to the troops!

At the beginning of each month I go through my coupons and pull out all the expired coupons.  Seems like such a waste to throw them out though right?  Well, we don’t have to.  Did you know that there is a very special group of people who can benefit from our expired coupons?  Our military families stationed overseas!  They can use expired coupons for up to 6 months past the expiration date!  Isn’t that awesome!?!  No need to add to a landfill when you can help people.  Now, how to get the coups to the troops?  There are a ton of organizations that help, so depending where you are you may choose a different group than I would.  If you Google Coupons for Troops this is what you get.   So just pick a group and send them your expired coupons.  They take food and nonfood coupons.  Basically you separate the coupons into food and nonfood piles, add up the dollar amount then put them in baggies and send them in.  Consider it the least we can do for the people who protect our freedom every day!

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